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Buddha's Hand Citron

The buddha's hand citron is an aromatic citrus that is used for its zest and has no pulp or juice. It can also be steeped to extract the flavor. There are a few citrus types that are used for the zest and good substitutes would be Etrog Citron and Kaffir Lime.

Alternative Names

Bushukan, Finger Citron, Fingered Citron

Categories

Aromatic, Citrus Fruit, Fresh Aromatic

Origin

China

Flavor

Bitter-Slightly, Citrus, Sour, Strong

Texture

Firm

Prep Methods

Cure, Dry/Dehydrate, Grate, Peel, Soak/Steep

Cooking Method

Blanch

Uses

see categorized dishes

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