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Lemons or lemon slices preserved in salt and lemon juice, used as an ingredient in Moroccan cooking.
- ‘The aromatic chicken stew was tender, with preserved lemon, olives and baked potatoes - yummy.’
- ‘Put the chicken pieces in a large, wide saucepan with all the ingredients except the preserved lemons and the olives.’
- ‘She showed the audience a simple way to prepare preserved lemons.’
- ‘Go down a Middle Eastern path and try preserved limes, a variation on Moroccan preserved lemons.’
- ‘For the preserved lemons, in a large bowl, submerge the lemons in water and set aside overnight.’
- ‘One month from now we'll have preserved lemons.’
- ‘The dressing was lovely, with just the right sweetness, and the complex taste of preserved lemons worked very well in this dish.’
- ‘The famed preserved lemons can be found in many delicatessens.’
- ‘Cut the preserved lemons in half and remove the pips then chop the flesh into small dice, mix it into the grains together with the slices of grilled aubergine, and a generous grinding of salt and black pepper.’
- ‘The bitterness, which came from some preserved lemon, was well matched with cinnamon ice cream.’
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