The peels you saved can be put back in a pot with a little water, some orange peelings maybe some cinnamon or all spice and brought to a simmer, makes your whole house smell good!
The syrup you saved at the end can be used in recipes, over ice cream, or in drinks.
Nothing goes to waste with this recipe.
AND ginger is good for your tummys!
How to Make Crystallized Ginger
- Add sugar to remaining water and ginger slices, and bring to a boil again, then reduce to a simmer for 20min, stir occasionally.
- Drain the ginger slices in a colander and reserve the liquid for later use.