Frieda's Specialty Produce - Crystallized Ginger


What is Crystallized Ginger?

  • Dried, preserved ginger root with a light sugar coating. Soft and chewy with pungent, spicy-sweet flavor.

How to Use

  • Enjoy straight up, or chop and add to salads, stir frys, or desserts. Add hot water to make tea.

Health Benefits

  • Crystallized Ginger is a natural remedy for motion sickness and nausea.

How to Store

  • Store in a cool, dry place up to 6 months. Once opened, store in a plastic bag or container.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of Thailand


Exotic Sundae Sauce

Exotic Sundae Sauce Ingredients 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/3 cup chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 1/2 cup cream 1/4 cup butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Steps In saucepan, mix corn syrup, ginger and 1/4 cup cream. Simmer 5 minutes. Gradually add … Continue reading

Lemon-Ginger Sherbert

Lemon-Ginger Sherbert Ingredients One pint lemon sherbert 2 tablespoons chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger Steps Soften sherbet slightly. Fold in ginger. Freeze in refrigerator tray. Source: Frieda’s Inc.

Sherry-Ginger Carrots

Sherry-Ginger Carrots Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 cups sliced carrots 1 tablespoon diced Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 1 tablespoon sherry (optional) Steps Melt butter or margarine in a heavy skillet or saucepan. Add sliced carrots and crystallized ginger. Cover … Continue reading

Ginger Rice

Ginger Rice Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 4 chopped green onions, including tops 2 tablespoons chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 3 cups cooked rice Steps Melt  butter or margarine in skillet and add green onions. Cook 2 minutes and add … Continue reading

Kumquat Ginger Cocktail

Kumquat Ginger Cocktail ingredients 1 Meyer lemon, cut into 6 wedges Juice of 1/2 Meyer lemon 6 kumquats, halved 1 inch ginger root, peeled and minced 1.5 ounces vodka 1/2 ounce Triple Sec or Grand Marnier 1/2 ounce Ginger Simple … Continue reading

Paradise Sauce

Paradise Sauce Ingredients: 1 (6-ounce) package dried apricots Water 3/4 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons Marsala or sweet white wine 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger, chopped Steps Cook dried apricots in 2 cups boiling water, covered, until … Continue reading

Pepino Melon à la Mode

Pepino Melon à la Mode Ingredients: 2 Pepino Melons 1/3 cup Triple Sec or orange liqueur 1 tablespoon finely chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger Toasted silvered almonds Steps Peel the Pepinos and cut into quarters. Carve out the center seed cavity and … Continue reading

Islander’s Custard Parfaits

Islander’s Custard Parfaits Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 ½ cups milk ½ cup coconut milk 1 teaspoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon salt Macadamia Nuts, coarsely chopped, or cashew nuts, chopped 1 3-ounce package Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger, or crystallized pineapple Unsweetened whipped cream … Continue reading

Ginger Pear Conserve

Ginger Pear Conserve Ingredients: 12 firm bartlett pears 1 tart apple 7 cups sugar 1/2 cup Frieda’s crystallized ginger, sliced 1 lemon 1/2 cup brandy Steps Peel and chop pears and apple. Place in saucepan with sugar, ginger, grated lemon … Continue reading

Feijoa Chutney

Feijoa Chutney Ingredients: Small piece cheesecloth 1 cinnamon stick, broken 5 whole cloves 1 tablespoon chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cup vinegar 6 Frieda’s Feijoas, peeled and chopped (about 1 cup) 1 cup chopped apple … Continue reading

Chocolate Ginger Mousse

Chocolate Ginger Mousse Ingredients: 1 3-ounce package Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 8 ounce semi-sweet chocolate (do not use chocolate morsels) 1 cup light cream or heavy cream 4 egg whites 1 cup chilled heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup sugar … Continue reading

Fruit Filled Won Tons

Fruit Filled Won Tons Ingredients: Apple or pear pieces, cut into 1-inch wedges Pineapple chunks, canned and well-drained, or fresh chunks, cut 1-inch square Banana chunks, cut 1-inch long 1 package Frieda’s Won Ton Wrappers Cooking oil for deep-fat frying … Continue reading

Exotic Dried Fruit Mix

Exotic Dried Fruit Mix Ingredients: 2/3 cup shredded coconut 1/2 cup Dried Bing Cherries 1/4 cup Dried Starfruit 2 tablespoons chopped Crystallized Ginger 1 tablespoon Dried Blueberries 1 tablespoon Dried Cranberries 1/2 cup Dried Jackfruit (optional) Steps: Mix all ingredients … Continue reading

Curried Ginger Chicken Salad

Curried Ginger Chicken Salad Ingredients: 2 whole chicken breasts, cooked and cooled 2 cups cooked rice, cooled or chilled 2 cups cut-up fresh fruit, such as Frieda’s Sunrise or Hawaiian Papaya, melon, or pineapple 1 cup raisins 1 cup Frieda’s … Continue reading

Grilled Peaches with Ginger Cream

Grilled Peaches with Ginger Cream Ingredients: About 6 to 8 medium-ripe peaches, peeled 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar Ginger Cream Ginger Cream: 1 cup (8 oz) soft cream cheese 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar … Continue reading

Banana Filled Egg Rolls with Custard Sauce

Banana Filled Egg Rolls with Custard Sauce Ingredients: 4 large bananas Half (16 ounce) package Frieda’s Egg Roll Wrappers (8 Wrappers) 2 ounce (2 squares) semi-sweet baking chocolate, chopped; or ¼ cup chocolate chips or 1/4 cup chopped Frieda’s Crystallized … Continue reading