Butter, Booze, And Candy: Transforming Orange Peels

Butter, Booze, And Candy: Transforming Orange Peels

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Stephanie Barlow
Jun 24, 2011

How often do you think twice about saving an orange peel? After reading chef Hsing Chen's simple tips on turning these bumpy skins into sweet and savory treats, I'm betting you'll almost forget about the fruit and run out to buy some peels.

We've covered candied citrus peels, and infusing liquor with peels is nothing revolutionary (but still, very delicious!). However, Hsing Chen lays out how to infuse the pungent, oily peels into butter and even salt.

Read more: Orange You Glad You Saved the Peels? You Will Be at Gilt Taste

What do you do with orange peels?

Related: 5 Good Uses for Your Citrus Peels

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