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Candied Kumquats 5 Minutes in a Microwave for Osechi

Candied Kumquats 5 Minutes in a Microwave for Osechi

Shorten the cooking time by making candied kumquats in the microwave.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Kumquats
1 package
Honey or soft light brown sugar
3 tablespoons

Steps

1. Remove the stem and rinse well. Use a wooden skewer or toothpick to poke holes all over through the peel.
2. Place in a microwave-safe bowl and sprinkle with honey or soft brown sugar.
3. Cover with plastic wrap, and microwave at 600 W for 5 minutes. Remove the plastic wrap, cool, and they're done.
4. They look like this after they've chilled for 2 hours.

Story Behind this Recipe

I tried recalling the taste of my mom's recipe while I simplified the cooking using a microwave.