Limes, cooking with them in easy, simple recipes!

Limes are a wonderful citrus using in many beverages, sauces, dips, Seafood, Fish, Butters, Salads, main dishes and more…

Lime-Ginger Vinaigrette——Serves  4——–Prep time 6 minutes

(1) 2-whole limes for zests and juices, 2 tablespoons of grated fresh ginger root, 1/4 teaspoon sea salt and black pepper, 3 tablespoons sesame oil, 2 tablespoons canola oil, 4 tablespoons rice vinegar. Whisk ingredients  together well and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Absolutely, great on an Asian Salad!

(2) Key Lime Honeydew Melon Salad——-Serve 2——-Prep time 4 minutes

8 oz. bag mixed salad greens (rinsed and drained), 2 cups honeydew melon chunks, 2 whole limes for zests and juices, 1 tablespoon granulated sugar,  1/4 teaspoon sea salt (or Kosher salt) and black pepper, 2 tablespoons canola oil, 1 tablespoon vinegar (white or red wine is fine or cider vinegar). Mixed oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, lime zests and juices together in a small bowl, whisk ingredients well to combine. Add Lime dressing to mixed greens and honeydew melon salad and enjoy these flavors!

(3) Lime, Mint Lemonade Cooler——–Serves 4———Prep time  3 minutes

In a blender add 2-5 oz. can frozen lemonade concentrate, 3 cups H2O (cold water), zests and juices of 2 limes, turn on blender to low speed and run 2 minutes, add 2 mint leaves finely chopped and run blender on high one minute. Transfer to a Pitcher and refrigerate 1 hour before serving in tall glasses with Ice Cubes. Super easy and refreshing

(4) Simple Lime Butter——–Serves 4————Prep time 4 minutes

1 stick sweet cream butter softened, 2 limes for zests and juices, 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar, in a small bowl add ingredients and stir well to combine with a spatula. Put in an airtight container and refrigerate. Great added on Shrimp before grilling! Saute Sea scallops using this simple delicious butter!

In closing, I wish you Good Health.

Cheryl “Cheffie Cooks” Wiser.

All Things Citrus.

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10 thoughts on “Limes, cooking with them in easy, simple recipes!

  1. I actually like lime more than lemon although both are great. Your recipes using lines all sound so good. It is hard to find good limes here believe it or not, they tend to be on the dry side. I really love cooking with limes and have to try some of your recipes.

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