Easy Preserved Lemon
Recipe type: Condiment
Cuisine: Moroccan
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Serves: yields 1 lemon
Preserved lemon can be used to add a citrus punch to a variety of dishes, from couscous to braised meats and Moroccan tagines.
  • 1 Whole Lemon
  • 3 Tbsp. Kosher Salt
  • Fresh Lemon Juice to Cover (juice of about 2 lemons)
  1. Sterilize a wide-mouthed mason jar.
  2. Cut 4 vertical slits, about ¾ inch deep, in 1 lemon.
  3. Rub slits with salt.
  4. Place lemon in mason jar and cover with the juice of remaining lemons.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 2-3 weeks.
  6. Rinse to remove excess salt. Finely chop peel and use in your favorite dishes.
Recipe by strawberryplum at http://www.strawberryplum.com/easy-preserved-lemon/