Candied Orange Peel
- Servings : 2-4
- Prep Time : 5m
- Cook Time : 60m
- Ready In : 1:05 h
Candied orange peel.An excellent appetizer for Christmas!
- 2 navel oranges
- 1 cup (250 g) granulated sugar
- 1 cup (250 ml) cold water
- 1/2 cup (125 g) caster (super fine) sugar
Scrub navel oranges and slice top and bottom off. Score along the peel several times and and carefully remove the rind and pith. Cut orange peels into strips.
Place orange strips in saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil,then reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse orange peels.
Repeat this process 2 more times. In a pan,combine granulated sugar and water. Stir well and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 5-6 minutes. Add orange peels to the sugar syrup . Cook for 40-45 minutes or until orange peels turn translucent.
Strain sugar syrup and refrigerate. Dip orange peels in caster sugar. Place on wire rack and allow to dry for 6-8 hours.