Sunday, April 22, 2012

Orange Marmalade

I had quite a few cutie oranges (small oranges) sitting on my counter top with no takers. They were little sour so instead of throwing them one by one, I prepared this orange marmalade. It's Alton Brown's recipe from food network. I modified to keep the sugar low.


Prep Time: 10 min| Cooking Time: About 1 and 1/2 hour | Makes: About 9 cups


Ingredients:

Oranges - About 10 to 12 Cutie oranges
Lime juice and it's Zest - 1 lime.
Sugar - 2 cups
Water
Salt - 1/4 tsp.




Method of Preparation:

~ Wash and clean oranges and lemon thoroughly. Chop the oranges in thin circles. In a big pot add orange slices, lime zest, lime juice, salt and water to cover them.
~ Bring them to boil on high. Reduce and keep it high enough for it to simmer. Simmer for about 45 minutes.


~ Now the quantity should be reduced to 2/3rd. Add sugar, mix it well and continue to cook for another 15 to 20 minutes.


~ Check if it's thick enough and remove from heat. Let it cool. I usually let it cool overnight.
~ Store it in clean glass jars with tight lid. Once opened store it in refrigerator.
~ These can be used to spruce up toast in the morning.


Sending this to my event Bon Vivant #3 - Breakfast Ideas. Enjoy the spread.
Also sending this to,
Kalyani's Pickles & Preserves Fest
Srivalli’s Kids Delight  - Fruits hosted at UK Rasoi

13 comments:

  1. Homemade orange marmalade with low sugar... Cant get better than this.. Love it!!

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  2. Nice and super recipe !! loved it !!

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  3. nice recipe...looks yumm

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  4. very good usage of cute oranges...Perfect spread

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  5. Love this, Looks yummy
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  6. yum!i think home made preserves are the best!........awesome marmalade.

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  8. yummy....delicious marmalade....

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  9. Yummy spread, nice way to use tangy oranges..

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  10. Never tried this at home before. ut would like to now..! Looks vibrant and packed with flavors..

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