Preserved Ginger

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb fresh gingerroot, peeled and scrubbed, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 12
    cups water
  • 1
    lb sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse scrubbed and peeled roots and soak in cold water overnight. Drain.
  • Place in kettle in cold water to cover. Bring to a boil. Drain and repeat process 3 or more times (depends on how old the ginger is).
  • In a separate pan, boil sugar and 1-1/2 cups water together for 20 minutes to make the syrup. Stir in the drained ginger root and heat until syrup comes to a boil. Remove pan from heat and let stant overnight.
  • Store in airtight glass jars in the refrigerator or process in a water bath in the usual way.
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