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30 of the Best Lime Recipes

Today I’m wrapping up my citrus series with this collection of 30 of the Best Lime Recipes. If you’re new here you’ll also want to check out 30 of the Best Lemon Recipes and 30 of the Best Orange Recipes. You can never have too much citrus!

When I think of limes images of margaritas, seafood, & fresh pico de gallo come to mind. This list includes all of those plus many more ways to prepare incredible food with lime. And what better time to prepare them than in the hot months of summer?

Click on any image to be directed directly to the recipe. You’ll be oh so happy you did.

1. Blackberry Lime Margaritas

Margaritas are such a summer staple for me. I prefer the sweeter versions that introduce other fun fruit so I’m totally on board with this yummy twist. Plus you can’t beat this gorgeous color!

Blackberry Lime Margaritas by Nourish & Fete

2. Beer Lime Chicken Skewers

This marinade includes beer, red chili, lime, and a few other yummy ingredients. Delicious!

Beer Lime Chicken Skewers by The Petite Cook(1)

3. Key Lime Pie Bars

Um. Yes. And I’ll have another please.

Key Lime Pie Bars by Sugar Spun Run

4. Siracha Lime Chicken Salad

I’m so passionate about making (and eating) an incredible salad. This particular salad caught my eye because it’s packed with big flavors. Both the marinade and dressing include lime so you’ll get plenty of that delicious citrus you’re craving.

Siracha Lime Chicken Salad by Seasoned Sprinkles

5. Key Lime Mango Crab Cake Salad

She had me at key lime aioli. Really. That’s all it takes. There’s lime in the salad dressing too. This is such a lovely light lunch for these warm weather days.

Key Lime Mango Crab Cake Salad by Garlic & Zest

6. Hibiscus Lime Cooler

A brunch or baby shower is just begging for this delightful drink. Who needs lemonade when you could be sipping on this?

Hibiscus Lime Cooler by The Worktop

7. Eggless Key Lime Pie

How creamy does this pie look?! Answer: so very creamy. You’ll be surprised by how easy it is to make.

Eggless Key Lime Pie by The Unlikely Baker

8. Grapefruit Lime Cocktail with Ginger & Rosemary

My husband is a huge fan of a grapefruit cocktail and he’s won me over. This beautiful drink is a definite upgrade from his though. I especially love any opportunity to use fresh herbs so I’m excited about the rosemary!

Grapefruit Lime Cocktail with Ginger & Rosemary by Use Your Noodles

9. Pico de Gallo

You can’t beat fresh homemade pico de gallo as a dip or topping for basically anything. I put it on chicken, eggs, in an omelet, on a burger… the list goes on. It’s full of bright bold flavors that’s beautifully complimented with a heavy dose of fresh lime juice.

Pico de Gallo by The Whole Cook FEATURE 3

10. Skillet Asparagus with Lime Butter

Asparagus is typically paired with lemon but why not use lime instead? And red pepper flakes? Yes!

Skillet Asparagus with Lime Butter by Cravings of a Lunatic

11. Grilled Chili Cilantro Lime Chicken

If you’re not grilling all summer long we can’t be friends. Seriously though. Summer = grilling. It’s all about the marinade for me and this one is a winner.

Grilled Chili Cilantro Lime Chicken by Joyfully Mad

12. Tangy Lime Bars

I know I’ve shared one lime bar already but I couldn’t resist adding another because lime and lemon are totally destined to be made into dessert bars.

Tangy Lime Bars by The View from Great Island

13. Key Lime Cookies

I’m envisioning these tart cookies with tea or coffee. (Obviously I just mean coffee. If you know me you know that.)

Key Lime Cookies by Luci's Morsels

14. Winter Spring Rolls Two Ways

There are two gorgeous spring rolls recipes here depending on what you’re craving. One is savory and one is sweet. Look at these stunning apple pie spring rolls with raspberry lime dipping sauce. I mean come on. YUM.

Winter Spring Rolls Two Ways by Lauren Caris Cooks

15. Lime Mascarpone Cheesecake Shooters

Craving a little cheesecake but don’t want to do all the work required? These cheesecake shooters are far simpler than a traditional cheesecake! Perfect for when you want an easy but totally delicious dessert for two!

Lime Mascarpone Cheesecake Shooters by Caroline's Cooking

16. Perfect Mojito

When I think of mojitos I always think of the Kentucky Derby because it was at a Kentucky Derby viewing party that I tried my very first mojito. I remember how surprised I was by the mint and lime combo. A great mojito is just so refreshing and exactly what you need for summer!

Perfect Mojito by Buy This Cook That

17. Grilled Chicken with Fennel & Apricots

This is not your average grilling recipe. The combination of apricots, fennel, and lime make this one extra special. Serve it on a platter to guests and they’re sure to be impressed.

Grilled Chicken with Fennel & Apricots by She Loves Biscotti

18. Key Lime Mousse Tart

I can easily imagine the tartness of this beauty, can’t you? You can serve this chilled or frozen. I personally can’t imagine how you could go wrong either way.

Key Lime Mousse Tart by Garlic & Zest

19. Mother’s Day Raspberry Lime Shrub Drink

This shrub drink is the perfect base for a cocktail, dressing, or marinade. Lovely on seafood or in a fun margarita!

Mother's Day Raspberry Lime Shrub Drink by My Life Cookbook

20. Cilantro Lime Grilled Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa

You’ll feel like you’re on a tropical vacation with this feast in front of you.

Cilantro Lime Grilled Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa by Taste and See(1)

21. Mango Key Lime Coconut Popsicles

I think we can all agree to coconut and lime belong together. If you get that then you’re really going to love these popsicles. Plus she didn’t even use popsicle molds! She created these sweet treats with little paper cups (like the kind my son keeps in his bathroom for mouthwash) and popsicle sticks!

Mango Key Lime Coconut Popsicles by Create Mindfully

22. Zucchini Lime Cupcakes

I’m such a sucker for little cupcakes and cookies. I promise it’s not because I’m trying to eat less. I just eat more of them to equal whatever I’d eat if they were larger. But they’re so stinkin’ cute!

Zucchini Lime Cupcakes by Farm Fresh Feasts

23. Salted Lime Sherbet (Margarita Ice Cream)

Margarita as ice cream? Yep yep yeppity yep. You can make it with or without tequila too!

Salted Lime Sherbet by The Flavor Bender

24. Chili Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Garlic Lime Sauce

This garlic lime sauce sounds totally addictive. It’s perfect paired with these perfectly crunchy spicy sweet potato fries!

Chili Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Garlic Lime Sauce by Little Figgy Food

25. Chili Lime Grilled Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are a completely under appreciated veggie. They get such a bad rap but they’re truly my favorite when they’re roasted or grilled. This yummy version includes chili pepper flakes. Hello, delicious side dish!

Chili Lime Brussels Sprouts by Athletic Avocado

26. Basil & Lime Infused Vegan Butter

You do not have to follow a vegan diet to appreciate this vegan butter. This would be incredible in pasta or over seafood!

Basil and Lime Infused Vegan Butter by Healing Tomato

27. Lime Basil No Churn Ice Cream

Only 4 ingredients and no churning? Yes please!

Lime Basil No Churn Ice Cream by Chews and Brews

28. Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp Zoodles

Zoodles are such an easy way to lighten up a dish plus they cook so fast. I’m always amazed when someone says they haven’t tried them before. What are you waiting for?!

Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp Zoodles by Salt & Lavender

29. Grilled Rib Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri sauce makes everything better, don’t you think? It’s full of big fresh flavors. Pile it up on a juicy steak and you’ll have one satisfying dinner!

Grilled Rib Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce

30. Family Favorite Guacamole

I’m a guacamole addict. There. I said it. I eat it several times a week and I have no plans to change my ways. This is my go to guacamole recipe. It’s simple to make. You can whip up a large batch or just enough for one. Put it on anything or enjoy it with chips. If you’re not already making your own you’re going to fall in love in no time at all and then you can join me in Guacamole Anonymous. I’ll save you a seat by the snack table.

Family Favorite Guacamole FEATURE

Find more citrus inspiration in my previous collections of recipes featuring lemon and orange!

30 of the Best Lemon Recipes FEATURE

30 of the Best Orange Recipes FEATURE

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  1. Healing Tomato says:

    Thank you so much for including my recipe in this list. I love all the lime recipes here and can’t wait to try them out.

    1. Christina says:

      Happy to include you! There are so many yummy ones!

  2. Natasha @ Salt & Lavender says:

    Thanks so much for including my zoodles reciple! Will share on various social media. 🙂

    1. Christina says:

      I LOVE zoodles!! Yours look so good!

  3. Maria says:

    Fantastic collection! This will quickly become my go-to post for lime recipes. Thanks for putting this together and including my grilled chicken recipe ♥

    1. Christina says:

      So happy you like it and thank you for letting me share your delicious chicken!

  4. Willow says:

    Great round-up! I always have limes in my fridge – especially key limes! Thanks for sharing my Mango Key Lime Coconut Popsicles!

    1. Christina says:

      Loved your recipe! So clever!

  5. Lisa | Garlic & Zest says:

    Beautiful “ode to lime” roundup! Thank you so much for including my tart and crab cake! I want to try that ice cream, too!