Preserved Lemons (Citrons Confits)

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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 12 lemons
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Slice each lemon to obtain nice rounds and put in a big bowl.
  • Put the lemon juice, obtained by the slicing, aside in the refrigerator.
  • Sprinkle coarse salt over the lemon slices, toss to mix well, cover with a clean cloth and let to marinate for about 10 to 12 hours.
  • When the timing is over, rinse thoroughly, dry well and pack the lemon slices in sterilized jars.
  • Distribute the lemon juice, kept in the refrigerator, equally in each jar filled with lemon slices.
  • Cover with olive oil. It is of the utmost importance that the lemon slices are all covered by the oil.
  • The preserved lemons prepared this way are ready to use after 2 weeks.
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