CANDIED ORANGE SLICES WITH CHOCOLATE

Tagliatelle with salmon
INGREDIENTS:
  • 6 big oranges;
  • 2,5 cups  (600 gr) of sugar;
  • 10 oz (300 gr) of cooking chocolate;
  • 1.5 cup (350 ml) water;

 

 

STEPS:  
  1. Boil water in a big pot;
  2. Cut the oranges into 5mm thick slice;
  3. Pour the oranges into the boiling water, leave for 3 minutes and drain; 
  4. Put jam making pot (or just a wide pot) on low heat, dissolve the sugar in the water and pour it on the pot;
  5. Add the oranges and cook for 1.5 - 2 hours or until they become translucent;
  6. Remove the oranges with a slotted spoon and leave them to cool and dry off on a wire rack;
  7. Preheat the oven to 250°F (120℃);
  8. Place the oranges in the oven for 15-20 minutes. Remove and let them cool;
  9. Melt the chocolate using a water bath;
  10. Take one orange slice, deep it into the chocolate and place on the wire rack;
  11. Repeat the previous step until all orange slices are on the rack;
  12. Let them cool;
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