TOTAL TIME: 10 MINUTES
SERVINGS: 1/2 CUP
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 4 ounces kumquats (about 14), each cut crosswise into 4 slices, seeded
- Bring water and sugar to boil in heavy small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add kumquat slices. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until kumquats become traslucent and tender, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes. Cool.
- Cover, chill, and enjoy!
NOTES: CANDIED KUMQUATS ARE ALSO GREAT TOSSED INTO A SALAD OF BITTER GREENS, OVER A SCOOP OF VANILLA ICE CREAM, OR AS A GARNISH FOR CREME CARAMEL OR PANNA COTTA.