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Key Lime

Key limes are smaller types of limes with a slightly-sweet tart flavor. Used to balance flavoring in sauces and dishes. Cut key limes are used as a garnish for fish and seafood dishes. They can also be used in and for a garnish in beverages and cocktails.

Alternative Names

Mexican Lime

Categories

Aromatic, Citrus Fruit

Origin

Mexico

Flavor

Citrus, Fruity, Sweet-Slightly, Tart

Texture

Firm, Juicy, Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Grate, Mash/Purée, Mix, Peel

Cooking Method

As Is

Uses

see categorized dishes

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