8 Steps to Make Candied Ginger - Small Snack Tips

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8 Steps to Make Candied Ginger - Small Snack Tips
Ginger is one of the popular herb and is used throughout the world.

Ginger is also known as an herb that can treat some digestive disorders to snoring problems.

In addition to having many health benefits, ginger can also be used as a spice in cooking and preserves.

Here are tips to make candied ginger:

Materials needed:

- 1/2 kg of fresh ginger

- 4 cups granulated sugar

- 1 teaspoon salt

- 1 tsp lemon juice

How to make:

1. Peel and wash ginger fresh. Then slice the ginger that is clean with a thickness of 0.3 cm and a width of not more than 2.5 cm.

2. Put the piece of ginger into the pot and add water until submerged, then bring to a boil.

Let the water in the pot to boil for five minutes, after which the strain and discard the water. Repeat up to four times, for a total of about 20 minutes simmered ginger.

Replacement of water to boil ginger will help eliminate the spicy ginger flavor.

3. Boil again ginger, add sugar, lemon juice, and enough water, just until all the slices of ginger covered.

Bring to a boil over medium heat. Stirring constantly, cook until the liquid is almost gone ginger and ginger slices become soft and transparent.

4. Reduce the heat and continue to cook ginger about five minutes or until no water is left. Then lift the pot and allow about 20 minutes to cool.

5. While cooling the ginger in a saucepan, heat the oven to a temperature of 93.33 degrees Celsius. Prepare a baking sheet, coat a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick special fluid.

6. Arrange the ginger slices on a baking sheet that has been lined with aluminum foil, make sure no slices are touching one another.

Put the baking sheet into the oven until the slices of ginger is almost completely dry but still semi flexible and supple.

If you do not use the oven, you can dry the slices of ginger in the sun or in a food dehydrator.

7. Lift dried ginger slices from the pan and allow to cool completely. Place each slice of dried ginger into a bowl containing sugar and coated with sugar.

8. Save candied ginger that has been coated with granulated sugar into an airtight container or plastic food storage.

Candied ginger is resistant to eight weeks at room temperature, or about six months when stored in the refrigerator.