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Candied Kumquats in Syrup

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“I found this in Martha Stewart Living magazine. Easy and yummy! These are great to eat out of hand or as a topping for cakes, over parfaits, etc. Rooted in Asian cuisine, but also Spanish!”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 ounces kumquats, cut crosswise into 1/8-inch slices (about 20-25)
  • 1 cup water

Directions

  1. Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan over medium high heat and stir until the sugar has been dissolved.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium low.
  3. Add the kumquat slices and simmer until tender and almost translucent, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Let cool in the syrup.
  5. Kumquats can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 2 weeks.

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