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Les Moulins Mahjoub Natural Preserved Lemons - 200g
- 200g / 7 ounces
- Product of Tunisia
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lemons, red pepper, brine solution
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Top Customer Reviews
I've tried making my own and cannot come anywhere near achieving the texture and flavor of these. One can almost taste Tunisia in the jar. If you are cooking Moroccan or own a tagine these will add a lot to many meals. The brine is also useful if you use a teaspoon (or less) to add flavor to a sauce or soup. In fact, if you keep searching for the key to making a Sicilian style pasta sauce, use a little of the brine in the sauce - you'll be amazed by the results.
My main use is on fish. I usually coat the fish in olive oil and rub in some spices, and set it on a bed of thickly sliced red onions with some of these lemons sliced on the top. I then bake and - voila! - a wonderful and healthy dinner. Of course if you truly want to get authentic, especially if you own a tagine, prepare your fish with a marinate of Chermoula and slow cook with slices of these lemons on top.
Do not let my focus on fish dishes lead you to conclude that these will not work with meat. I do not eat meat, but friends who cook with preserved lemons rave about how well they go with chicken, lamb and other meats. Of course these would also add a lot of flavor to strictly vegetables. In fact, they are common in vegetable dishes made in a tagine.
I tried the pepper that is in the jar and was not impressed one way or the other with it. It's too mild and it did not seem to impart any flavor to the lemons or the brine.
One thing to note is you need to rinse off the lemons before using them in cooking or your food may be either too salty, overpowered by lemon, or both.
foil, close to two hours in a slow oven--between 325 and 350 degrees. As you can guess, I kind of make up my own recipes.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
So many five star reviews but I must say that I'm not a fan. I purchased these because I ran out of my homemade preserved lemons made with just Meyer lemons, salt and a little... Read morePublished 2 months ago by augiemolly
I have purchased this before at a specialty shop that is not very close to home. I have a Chicken Tajine recipe that has this as one of the ingredients. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Nerissa
I love these preserved lemons!!! They have a variety of uses, and wished they were available in a larger jar. They are not cheap, but worth it for special recipes.Published 4 months ago by jodigirl11
I love these. I know I should stop being lazy and make my own preserved lemons, but these are so good, and like all of Les Moulins Mahjoub products, they are actually organic, not... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Julie A. Conason
I ordered these two different times and BOTH jars leaked all over, rendering them useless. Avoid.Published 4 months ago by Sammy
I want to give this seller less than a 0 because I ordered preserved lemons and I received some white stuff in a jar, it's says on the jar Effervescente Brioschi and I have no idea... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Noel
I was hoping this would have a better flavor. Slightly spicy whiucvh was not reported on their product outline.Published 7 months ago by ChildPsych