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Sweet & Sour Canned Lemon Pickle

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Course: Snack
Servings: 1 jar
Calories: 987kcal


  • 2 large meyer lemons
  • 6 limes juice
  • 1 small piece of ginger peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 3 tsp sea salt
  • 100 ml white wine vinegar
  • 200 grams sugar


  • Rinse the lemons well under cold water.
  • Let them dry then cut each lemon in half then each half into thirds.
  • In a bowl squeeze the limes. Keep the juice aside.
  • In a small saucepan heat the juice, sugar and vinegar until dissolved.
  • Simmer gently until you get a syrupy consistency.
  • In another bowl, combine chili powder, salt und ginger.
  • Layer the lemons into the jar and sprinkle with the sugar-salt mixture.
  • Pour the liquid over the lemons into the jar and close tightly.
  • Store the jars in a warm place for a month!


Calories: 987kcal | Carbohydrates: 265g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7033mg | Potassium: 821mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 212g | Vitamin A: 842IU | Vitamin C: 232mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 5mg