Homemade Tangerine Marmalade

Like every year, it's ghost festival here and everyone is still busy preparing the prayer (which lasted for one month under Chinese lunar calender)....to pay respect to the hungry ghosts and to our ancestors as well. I did mine 2 weeks ago and have loads of leftover tangerines after the prayer. The only way to clear them up is to transform them into marmalade! So, what are we waiting for....lets go ahead.

Ingredients :
8 cups sliced fresh tangerine
4 cups water
1kg sugar
4-5 fresh lemon
2 tbsp citric acid powder (optional)

Method :
(1) combine sliced tangerine, sugar and water into a big pot.
(2) squeeze in the lemon juice and then chuck in all the unused lemon.

(3) bring it to boil and let it go on for about 30 mins, then switch to medium heat and continue boiling till mixture is thickened.
(4) stir in citric acid and mix well, at the same time press lemon skin to release natural pectin and then remove it from the pot.

(5) off the heat once the marmalade is ready.
(6) keep all the marmalade into clean bottles/jars. Please follow the bottling & sealing method from here.

Don't they look super gorgeous! I have reduced quite a large portion of sugar from this recipe and it tastes as fabulous. I bet my mom going to be so craving for this.

Since tangerine has very soft skin, so we don't need to soak them before cooking it unlike lemons and oranges. The colour of this marmalade looks simply amazing and delightful. I love it on my toast very much. No wonder my mom said homemade jam always the best.
(tangerine marmalade, jam, sauce)

Comments

  1. If I was a ghost - I would feel respected. As a human, I'm now just yearning for some.

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  2. Guess who is going to try this recipe???MEEEEE....

    Thanks for sharing,
    Rita

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  3. That sounds really good, I have masses of quinces at the moment!! Diane

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  4. I happen to love tangerine marmalade, but its not that easy to find. What a beautiful job you've done. I wish you could give me some.
    *kisses* HH

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  5. This tangerine marmalade look yummm! love the colour! gloria

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  6. marmalade heaven this looks great!

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  7. Looks wonderful! Would love some on a slice of toast right about now... :)

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  8. oh lovely marmalade have fun at the festival no baby as yet I am on my due date today
    pray he comes soon Kristy

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  9. wow..never tasted homemade tangerine before.. very nicely made!

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  10. I love your homemade jam, the color is so appealing, will bookmark this:D

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  11. Wow...delicious recipe...lovely clicks..

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  12. Look super good and the golden color is so nice. Wish I can have some to spread on my toast.

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  13. Oh I just love the sweet golden jam you made! My mum & in law's did most of the praying, so I don't have so much left over fruits. But will keep it in mind and use this recipe next time. Thanks Kristy! 

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  14. 你的家人
    真有口福
    你的厨艺
    太棒了^^

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  15. Kristy, The jam looks pretty in colour and looks to tempting. Please keep a bottle for me :D

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  16. Hand-made Jam? They look absolutely gorgeous! Preparing for a party, eh??

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  17. Oh I'm glowing and puckering at the same time, Kristy. Your Homemade Tangerine Marmalade looks heavenly!!!

    Thank you so much for sharing...

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  18. This would make anyone (or anything) happy! I love this flavor!

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  19. YUM, I bet it'll be good to hv with any English pastry!^^

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  20. That sounds like a lot of tangerines! haha...I've heard of ghost festival before, but I've never seen any celebrations- what do you do during the festival? The marmalade looks delicious too! I've never made marmalade before...

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  21. just wonder how you managed to slice it so thin and neat,,,Thanks for the idea, next CNY leftover tangerines, i know what to do. Happy Holidays my friend!

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  22. I love orange marmalade, Kristy, and yours looks delicious. Your recipe keeps such a nice bright orange color. I know this would be wonderful on a slice of homemade bread.

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  23. lovely colour and texture! i can see that you're already a professional jam maker!!

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  24. HI Kristy! Yes.... They do look gorgeous! Beautiful jars of sun! xoxo
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Megan

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  25. Great recipe Kristy! Have a lovely weekend.

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  26. Kristy, I am sure this will taste far better than the orange marmalade. I drink lots of tangerine juice when I am in Bangkok and love it. I know I am going to love this. Can you imagine how diving this will be be to spread this on a freshly baked scone? Woot! Woot!

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  27. Hi Everyone,

    Thanks so much for visiting and spending your valueable time here with me. Gosh, I am so far behind. I think I have to skip one to one answer for just a while. Am trying.....trying hard to catch up with all of you. Don't worried, I'll be there!

    Hope you're all having a great weekend.

    Btw, for those of you who are living in Florida! Do take care and may god bless you all.

    Blessings, Kristy

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  28. What a gorgeous marmalade Kristy...love tangerines :)

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  29. ALL of your marmalades, jams, and curds are so beautifully presented. Tangerine would make an excellent one. I enjoyed learning about the ghost festival!

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  30. I love marmalade. So simple to make but so delicious.

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  31. Open a virtual store dear I bet you will get client from all over the world! Outstanding!:)

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