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Candied Lemon Rind

Yield 1/4 cup


  • 1 large lemon
  • 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon water

How to Make It

  1. Carefully remove rind from lemon using a vegetable peeler. Cut rind into 1/8-inch-thick strips; set aside.

  2. Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and water in a 2-cup glass measure. Microwave at High 1 minute; stir in rind strips. Microwave at High 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds. Add remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, and toss well. Spread rind in a single layer on wax paper; let stand at room temperature until dry. Store in an airtight container.