Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
- 1 cup peeled, thinly sliced ginger
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- Additional sugar to coat (optional)
Remove from heat and allow it to sit for 20 minutes.
Although you don’t need the ginger water any more, you can keep it to make ginger ale.
Heat the oven to 200 degrees F. Place the ginger slices in a glass pan. Place the pan in the oven until the slices are almost dry but still chewy. Allow it to cool.
Toss the cooled ginger in sugar to lightly coat it, if desired.
Store the crystallized ginger in an airtight container for up to two months.
If you do not want to use sugar in this recipe, boil the ginger in water without adding the sugar.
Instead of tossing the cooled ginger in sugar to lightly coat it, sprinkle stevia or another sugar substitute over the ginger pieces to taste.