Cut peel into very thin strips and place in a heavy pan.
Cover with cold water and bring slowly to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 10 to 1 2 minutes, drain and repeat process about 4 times or until peel has lost its bitter taste.
Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water, making a syrup, and add peel.
Boil gently until all syrup is absorbed and peel is transparent.
Watch carefully to keep from burning.
Spread on racks to dry.