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lemon confit

Lemon confit

This technique will speed up the regular process of preserving.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Condiments
Cuisine International
Servings 4 people
Calories 3 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

Chef knife
Microwave pot with lid
Air tight containers

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 pcs lemon organic
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 50 ml lemon juice
  • 50 ml water

Instructions
 

  • Cut the lemon into 4 wedges and arrange them with the other ingredients in a microwave safe container with a lid on.
  • Place the lemon mix in the microwave on a medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Stir the mixture and repeat this at least 5 times depending on the power of your microwave.
    pot in microwave
  • When finished, transfer the preserved lemon to an air-tight container and refrigerate for 24 hours before use.
    transfer lemon in pot

Notes

  • If the organic lemons are unavailable, blanch them for 1 minute to remove pesticides, chemicals or wax that may be on them.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 3kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSodium: 1745mgSugar: 1gVitamin C: 5mg
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