Homemade preserved lemons

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Christian

Christian

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-3+
lemons
5 tbsp salt (divided)
1 l water
5 tbsp sugar
bay leaf
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • glass jar
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • small pot

Nutrition per serving

Cal
132
Protein
1 g
Fat
0 g
Carb
28 g
  • Step 1/3

    • lemons
    • 1 tbsp salt
    • glass jar
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cut off the ends of the lemons and score them crosswise, taking care not to cut them all the way through. Rub with some salt on the inside and outside. Transfer lemons to a sterile glass jar.

  • Step 2/3

    • 1 l water
    • 5 tbsp sugar
    • 4 tbsp salt
    • bay leaf
    • small pot

    Add water, sugar, remaining salt and bay leaf to a small pot and bring to a boil.

  • Step 3/3

    Pour the hot brine over the lemons. Seal and store in a cool place and enjoy after 2 – 3 weeks!