Candied Buddha’s Hand Citron

Candied Buddha's Hand Citron

Candied Buddha’s Hand Citron
With his recipe for candied Buddha’s hand citron, Chef John gives the gift of candied citrus this holiday season. It’s so easy and delicious!

Bring water in a big pot to a boil.

Buddha’s hand diced Regain a simmer and cook for another 30 minutes or so, until citrus is soft.


Buddha’s hand 2 1/2 cups sugar, water, and combine in the same pot.

Simmer, stirring occasionally, until syrup reaches 230 degrees F.

(110 degrees C).

Once room temperature has been reached, remove from heat.

Citrus should be drained; the liquid should be saved in jars.