Recipe: Stem Ginger – 2 methods

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Option :: 1


  • 1 lb fresh gingerroot, peeled and scrubbed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 lb sugar


  • Rinse scrubbed and peeled roots and soak in cold water overnight.
  • Drain.
  • Place in kettle in cold water to cover. Bring to a boil.
  • Drain and repeat process 3 or more times (depends on how old the ginger is).
  • In a separate pan, boil sugar and 1-1/2 cups water together for 20 minutes to make the syrup.
  • Stir in the drained ginger root and heat until syrup comes to a boil.
  • Remove pan from heat and let stand overnight.
  • Store in airtight glass jars in the refrigerator.


Option :: 2


    • 1/2 cup julienned fresh ginger, peeled
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1 cup water


    • Bring a pot of water to a rolling boil and blanch ginger for 10 seconds.
    • Drain and repeat 2 more times.
    • In a medium saucepan bring sugar and water to a boil.
    • Add blanched ginger and simmer for 20 minutes.
    • Remove from heat.
    • Pour into a container and keep in the fridge until ready to use.




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