• * 1 cup Orange Peel
  • * 1-1/2 cup Water
  • * 3/4 cups Sugar, Divided


  • STEP 1
    Remove the white pith part from the peel. This white part is bitter. Cut the cleaned peel into strips about 1/4 or 1/2 inch thick.
  • STEP 2
    Place the peels in a large saucepan and add 1 cup cold water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook over medium heat for 40 minutes or until the peels are soft. Next, rinse them with tap water. Drain the strips in a colander.
  • STEP 3
    After that, place 1/2 cup sugar and remaining 1/2 cup of water in a medium-sized heavy-bottomed pan and cook until sugar dissolves. Add peel. Cook1 -2 minutes. Mix well.
  • STEP 4
    Remove from heat and place the peel on a wire rack and allow to dry overnight. After it has completely dried, toss with remaining 1/4 cup sugar and store in an airtight container.

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