Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Total:
1 hr 15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
about 1 pound
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
about 1 pound
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Spray a cooling rack with nonstick spray and set it in a half sheet pan lined with parchment.

Peel the ginger root and slice into 1/8-inch thick slices using a mandoline. Place into a 4-quart saucepan with the water and set over medium-high heat. Cover and cook for 35 minutes or until the ginger is tender.

Transfer the ginger to a colander to drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid. Weigh the ginger and measure out an equal amount of sugar. Return the ginger and 1/4 cup water to the pan and add the sugar. Set over medium-high heat and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce the heat to medium and cook, stirring frequently, until the sugar syrup looks dry, has almost evaporated and begins to recrystallize, approximately 20 minutes. Transfer the ginger immediately to the cooling rack and spread to separate the individual pieces. Once completely cool, store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks. Save the sugar that drops beneath the cooling rack and use to top ginger snaps, sprinkled over ice cream or to sweeten coffee.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Hard Candy Ornaments

Recipe courtesy of Gina Neely|Pat Neely

Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado, Soy, Ginger, and Lime

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Caramel Candy

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Pickled Ginger

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of George Duran

Carrot Ginger Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Ginger Poached Pear

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Sweet, Spicy and Salty Candied Nut Mix

Recipe courtesy of Jeff Mauro

Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric and Ginger

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped Junior

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Chopped

          10pm | 9c

          Chopped

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Chopped

          1am | 12c

          Chopped

          2am | 1c
          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking