DULCE DE LECHOZA (PAPAYA IN CINNAMON SYRUP)

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DULCE DE LECHOZA (PAPAYA IN CINNAMON SYRUP)

DULCE DE LECHOZA (PAPAYA IN CINNAMON SYRUP). Alimento Base: Papaya, In a heavy 3-quart saucepan spread 2/3 cup of the sugar, add the cinnamon stick, and top the sugar with half the papaya strips. Sprinkle 2/3 cup of the remaining sugar on top, add...
Tiempo de preparación 1 hora
Tiempo total 1 hora
Plato Papaya
Cocina Venezuela
Raciones 6 comensales

Ingredientes
  

  • 2 cups sugar
  • A 4-inch cinnamon stick
  • 3 1/2 pounds firm papayas lechoza, peeled, seeded, and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick strips

Elaboración paso a paso
 

  • Preparation
  • In a heavy 3-quart saucepan spread 2/3 cup of the sugar, add the cinnamon stick, and top the sugar with half the papaya strips.
  • Sprinkle 2/3 cup of the remaining sugar on top, add the remaining papaya strips, and top the strips with the remaining 2/3 cup sugar.
  • Cook the mixture, covered, over moderately low heat, shaking the pan occasionally (do not stir), for 35 to 45 minutes, or until the sugar is dissolved completely.
  • Simmer the papaya strips, uncovered, for 10 minutes, or until they begin to appear translucent. Let the mixture cool and chill it, covered, overnight.
  • The papaya in cinnamon syrup keeps, covered and chilled, for 1 month.