Candied Orange (Or Grapefruit or Lemon) Peels

Recipe by Sarah Chana
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • If using non-organic fruit, wash peels WELL before peeling.Cut the peel on each fruit into quarters. Pull the peel off in these quarter sections. Slice peel into 1/4 inch-wide strips.
  • In a saucepan add salt and cover with cold water. Boil 15 minutes, pour off water and add fresh water. Boil 20 minutes. Change water again and boil another 20 minutes.
  • Drain and cover with 2 1/2 cups sugar and 1 cup water.
  • Simmer, stirring constantly, until all the syrup has boiled away. Do not let the peels scorch.
  • Spread on wax paper. Roll peels in remaining sugar. Let dry.
  • Store in an airtight container. Keeps one week or can be frozen.
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