Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Lime Curd
Total:
20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
1 1/2 cups
Level:
Easy
Total:
20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
1 1/2 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Whisk the sugar, 1 tablespoon lime zest, the lime juice and salt in a medium saucepan. Whisk the whole eggs and yolks in a small bowl, then whisk into the lime mixture.

Cook the mixture over medium heat, whisking constantly, until it¿s thick like pudding, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from the heat and whisk in the butter a few pieces at a time until incorporated.

Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a small bowl, pushing it through with a rubber spatula. Press plastic wrap directly onto the surface to prevent a skin from forming; let cool to room temperature. Stir in the remaining 1 teaspoon lime zest. Cover and refrigerate until completely set, at least 4 hours and up to 5 days.

Photograph by Levi Brown

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Grilled Tequila Garlic Lime Flank Steak

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Lime Curd Tart

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Key Lime Cupcakes with Key Lime Curd

Recipe courtesy of Rebecca Grammer-Ybarra

Orange Curd

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Lemon Curd

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Lemon Curd

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Lemon Curd

Recipe courtesy of Mary Maher

Mango Curd

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Lemon Curd

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.