Yeongeun Jorim – Candied Lotus Root

연근조림
Candied lotus root slices are a delicious sweet treat or great addition to a ban chan array.

Ingredients

8 ounces lotus root

2 cups water for boiling

1 tablespoon salt

1 tablespoon sugar

½ teaspoon white sesame seeds

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon honey


½ teaspoon sesame oil

½ cup of water

Directions:

Prepare the Lotus:

  • Fresh –
    • If using whole root – Wash and peel the root.
    • Whole or sliced – Heat water to boiling, add lotus root and salt.
    • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
    • Remove from heat, drain, and cool.
  • Whole – After boiling and cooling, carefully cut the root (root may be tough) into approximately 1/8 to 1/4 inch slices.
  • Dried –
    • Completely submerge in water.
    • Allow to soak from 2 to 4 hours.
    • Pour of excess water and drain thoroughly.
    • Bring 2 cups water to a boil then add salt and lotus root.
    • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
    • Remove from heat, drain, and cool.

Melt the sugar over low heat until it begins to caramelize.

Add 1/2 cup water and lemon juice and return to a simmer.

Add sliced lotus and simmer until liquid is nearly gone.

Remove from heat and cool.

Serve:

Dress with honey, sesame oil, sesame seed and serve.


Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: About  3 ounces.

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Amount Per Serving

Calories 67.54

Calories From Fat (10%) 7

Calories From Protein (6%) 4.38

Calories From Carbohydrates (83%) 56.15

Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 0.81g 1%

Saturated Fat 0.12g <1%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.33g

Trans Fatty Acids 0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 101.23mg 4%

Potassium 323.02mg 9%

Total Carbohydrates 14.78g 5%

Fiber 2.84g 11%

Sugar 4.68g

Sugar Alcohols 0g

Net Carbohydrates 11.94g

Protein 1.56g 3%

Vitamin A 0.8IU <1%

Vitamin C 26.71mg 45%

Calcium 30.51mg 3%

Iron 0.72mg 4%

Vitamin E 0.01mg <1%

Vitamin D 0IU 0%

Thiamin 0.09mg 6%

Riboflavin 0.13mg 7%

Niacin 0.25mg 1%

Vitamin B6 0.15mg 8%

Folate 8.27mcg 2%

Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.22mg 2%

Vitamin K 0.08mcg <1%

Phosphorus 59.36mg 6%

Magnesium 14.92mg 4%

Zinc 0.26mg 2%

Copper 0.17mg 8%

Manganese 0.16mg 8%

Selenium 0.46mcg <1%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 78.22g 0%

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