Candied citrus in 25 minutes

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Yes, this is not a bug. Exactly 25 minutes in the microwave you will cook the most delicious candied rind of oranges, grapefruits or pomelo. The preparatory phase takes more time. While baked pie to be ready decoration. And you can put a bag of delicious candied fruit in a Christmas gift. In General, would be goods, and the merchant there. The recipe I use from the beginning of the nineties, when I came across an interesting pamphlet "Spanish cuisine in the microwave". I beg to love and favor - Confitadas This recipe I congratulate all with coming New year!

Ingredients for Candied citrus in 25 minutes

Step by step instruction of cooking Candied citrus in 25 minutes

Шаг 1

If you have the grapefruit, or pomelo sweetie, the night before:
cut away peel from fruit, cut into cubes or strips. The thickness of the white peel at your discretion, but not more than 5 mm.
Pour the chopped zest of hot water, allow to stand for 5-10 minutes, drain.
Again already fill with room temperature water and leave overnight.
In the morning drain the water and fill with cold water until cooking.
For oranges a whole lot easier.
2 times cover them with boiling water, stand for 5-10 minutes and drain the water. It is possible to cook.

Шаг 2

Put the zest in a heatproof dish for MV and add half of the sugar.
Put in the microwave for 6 minutes at 85% capacity.
I have a MW power of 700 W, is known as Medium High.

Шаг 3

After 6 minutes take it out, stir and pour the remaining sugar. Stir. Again on the same mode cook another 6 minutes.
Take it out and see that the rind was amber and saturated with the syrup. If the dishes are still liquid, pour it. This syrup can be used in baking.
Candied fruit is almost ready. In the next step, it remains only to dry them to the desired state., who likes drier, who is softer.

Шаг 4

Put the candied fruit on a heatproof plate and put it in the MV for 8-10 minutes at 65% power, I have a Medium mode.
Be careful not to overdry.

Шаг 5

After 10 minutes take out and let cool directly on the plate at room temperature.
Green candied fruit is a sweetie, red-orange.
Pour small sugar and enjoy.
And can be put in a sealed container and store for a long time.