Preserved Lemons or Limes

Preparation info
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Appears in
Seasonal Salads

By Fi Buchanan

Published 2023

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  • 125 g fine sea salt
  • 50 g caster sugar


Have a large clean jar ready (see Quick Pickles, for how to sterilise). Mix the salt and sugar in a large bowl. Cut the lemons or limes into quarters without cutting all the way through so they are still joined at the bottom. Then, in the bowl, pack the salt mix into the cuts in each fruit and place in the jar. Once the jar is full, use a wooden spoon to press