Nutrition Information of Citrus Sublime
Nutritionally limes are a very good source of Vitamin C, dietary fibre, and calcium, iron, copper, and are low in sodium. Due to the high Vitamin C levels and antibiotic properties they are a natural way to assist the prevention of gum disease and to ease bacterial infections and colds.
Ideas and Uses for Citrus Sublime
Limes are extremely versatile; they are highly valued in cooking for both their juice and zest. They are fantastic for drinks, seafood dishes, chicken, meats, desserts, cakes, biscuits and marmalade. Juice of limes may be frozen for later use for a period of up to 3 months.
Limes are sold green but if left on the plant will ripen to yellow.
Lime & Chilli Prawn Skewers
2 red chillies, 4 cloves garlic, juice & zest of 3 limes, 1 teaspoon castor sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon peanut oil, 3-4 large prawns per person, bamboo skewers.
Soak skewers in water for 30 minutes. Mix finely chopped chillies & garlic, lime juice & zest, sugar salt and oil together. Place prawns in a bowl & pour over chilli & lime mixture.
Refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours. Thread prawns onto skewers, brush with marinade and BBQ until cooked through.
Simplistic Lemon & Lime Tart
1/4 cup lime juice, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1/2 cup castor sugar, 1/2 cup cream, 2 eggs, ready made sweet shortcrust pastry case.
Pre heat oven to 165 degrees C. Lightly whisk lemon and lime juice, castor sugar, cream and eggs, avoid creating too many bubbles. Pre bake ready made pastry case if required. Pour mixture into pastry case and bake for around 20 minutes.
Tart is ready once set in middle, shake tray lightly to test. Once set, remove from oven and cool before placing in refrigerator to finish setting.