Pickled Lime Slices
This is a recipe from India and can be used for any citrus fruit..be sure to slice them thin, you can use a mandolin or sharp knife...don't make too thin about 1/8-inch thick is perfect.
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- 5 or 6 large
- 2 Tbsp
- 2 tsp
- dry mustard
- 1 tsp
- cayenne pepper, optional
- 1 clove
- garlic, crushed
- 1/2 tsp
- 1 c
- salad oil
1Wash limes; dry. Then slice crosswise into 1/8-inch slices. Arrange in a single layer on parchment covered cookie sheets.
2Combine salt and rest of ingredients, except oil, mixing well.
Sprinkle 1/2 of mixture over lime slices; let set for 1/2 hour; turn slices over and sprinkle with remaining salt mixture. let stand for another 1/2 hour.
3While this is setting; bring the oil to boiling in a small saucepan; remove from heat let cool slightly.
Pack lime slices into 2 hot and sterile pint jars.
Cover with oil;-making sure there are no air bubbles. Seal quickly.
Let stand in a warm place at least 4 days.
Great side garnish to lamb,poultry, rice, pasta,or seafood.