Don't throw away orange peel.Great snack for those on gluten free diets.


  • 1 cup orange peel

  • 1 1/2 cup water

  • 3/4 cup sugar


  • 1.


  • 2.

    Remove the white pith part from the peel.This white part is bitter.Cut the cleaned peel in to strips.

  • 3.

    They are 1/4 or 1/2 inch thick.

  • 4.

    Place the peels in a large saucepan and 1 cup cold water to cover.

  • 5.

    Bring to a boil and cook [medium heat]for 40 minutes or until the peels are soft.

  • 6.

    Then rinse them with tap water.Drain the strips in a colander.

  • 7.

    Place sugar and 1/2 cup of water in a medium sized bottomed pan and cook until sugar dissolves.

  • 8.

    Add peel.

  • 9.

    Cook one or two minutes.

  • 10.

    Mix well.

  • 11.

    Remove from heat place the peel on a wire rack and allow to dry over night.

  • 12.

    After completely dry toss with 1/4 cup sugar and store in container.

  • 13.

    Serve and enjoy.

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Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (5 servings)

  • Energy 134kj
  • Fat Total 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 0g
  • Carbohydrate 34g
  • Sugar 30g
  • Sodium 3mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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