Preserved Lemons - A Zesty Pickled Lemony Garnish

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 to 7 fresh lemons
  • Kosher salt
  • Boiled sterilized water
  • Juice from 3 lemons

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Cut the ends off each lemon with knife. 
  2. Slice into quarters, stopping ½ inch from the bottom.  
  3. Add salt to the lemon. 
  4. Add salt to the bottom of a sterile 1-pint jar. 
  5. Tightly pack the lemons into the jar. 
  6. Submerge the lemons in water, lemon juice, and more salt. 
  7. Store at room temperature for 3 to 4 weeks.