Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. :

  2. Peels from 3 grapefruits, cut into large pieces

  3. 2 cups granulated sugar

  4. 1 cup water

  5. 1/4 cup light corn syrup

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Place grapefruit peels in a saucepan and cover them water.

  2. Bring to a boil over medium high heat and then reduce the heat to simmer.

  3. Cook for about 25 minutes or until the peels are soft.

  4. Drain the peels and remove bitter white pith with a paring knife, leaving just the skin.

  5. Slice the peel into thin strips.

  6. In a heavy saucepan, mix sugar, the 1 cup water and corn syrup.

  7. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer and add the strips of peel.

  8. Cook the strips until they become translucent, about 45 to 50 minutes, depending on their thickness.

  9. Remove the strips with a slotted spoon and drain them.

  10. Sprinkle a thick layer of sugar onto a large plate.

  11. Spoon the peel strips onto the sugar and toss them with a fork to coat them evenly.

  12. Transfer the strips to a large sheet of wax paper and let them dry for about 1 to 2 hours.

  13. Store the peel, covered, at room temperature. It will keep at least 2 weeks.


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