Candied lime and lemon zest

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    50 g

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Gourmet Food for a Fiver

By Jason Atherton

Published 2010

  • About


  • zest of 2 limes (in long strips)
  • zest of 2 lemons (in long strips)
  • 100 g cast


  1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Add the citrus zests and blanch for 1 minute, then drain. Repeat this process twice, changing the water each time.
  2. Put the caster sugar and 100ml water into a saucepan over a low heat and stir to dissolve the sugar. Increase the heat, bring to the boil and let bubble for a minute or two. Add the citrus zests and simmer for