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Enjoy this modern Crystallized Ginger recipe.


  • 1 pound fresh ginger roots
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water


Clean and peel young ginger roots. Cut into bite-sized pieces. Cover with cold water and soak for at least 1 hour. Drain. Cover once again with cold water, cooking and boiling for 5 minutes. Repeat the draining, covering with cold water and boiling process 3 to 5 times until fruit is tender and transparent. Make a simple syrup of the sugar and water. Boil ginger pieces in syrup for 5 minutes, being sure that pan does not boil dry. Remove ginger pieces from syrup; cool slightly. While still warm, not hot, shake in Container filled with granulated sugar. Separate d pieces on paper towels on a flat surface to dry thoroughly. Store in an air-tight container.