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.