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Quick Preserved Lemons

Quick Preserved Lemons

Because the lemons are thinly sliced, these Quick Preserved Lemons only take a few hours to process.


2 lemons, thinly sliced, preferably organic
Juice from 1 lemon
1 tbsp. kosher salt
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 tbsp. peppercorns


Add lemon slices, lemon juice, kosher salt, sugar, olive oil and peppercorns to bowl. Toss. Pack tightly in small jar with re-sealable lid. Cover. Let sit for 4 hours at room temperature, shaking occasionally. Store in fridge and use within 1 to 2 weeks.

To use: remove a few lemon slices from the brine and chop very finely. Sprinkle on soups, salads, stews or fish.

Yield: 1 jar.

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