Probably the most favourite citrus fruit in Brazil, limes are a frequent accompaniment of seafood and fingerfood and are the main ingredient of our national cocktail called Caipirinha. Available all year round from supermarkets*.

*Availability in Australia, please check your own country’s online stores, supermarkets or South American Grocers for Brazilian ingredients.

List of recipes of this website using lime:

Classic Caipirinha Lime Cocktail

Crumbed ‘Cuddled’ Prawns with Mango and Coconut Salad

Bacalao-Stuffed Petit Capsicums with Tapenade Dressing

Avocado Ice-Cream with Cashew Nut Brittle

My Garden Salad with Hearts of Palm

‘Vatapa’ Bahia’s Nut Puree with Prawns

‘X-Frango’ Brazilian Grilled Chicken Sandwich

‘Quentão’: Spicy Brazilian Mulled Wine

Prawn Croquettes with Saffron Mayonnaise

Salted Cod (Bacalao) Croquette

Moqueca: Bahia’s Fish Stew

‘Bobó’ Prawns in Cassava and Palm Oil Sauce