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Key Lime Beurre Blanc

Key Lime Beurre Blanc

This recipe goes with Key Lime Grilled Shrimp

Coastal Living SEPTEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes about 1 cup


  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 3 tablespoons fresh Key lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon Key lime zest
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives


Combine first 5 ingredients in a small skillet; cook over medium heat until reduced to 3 tablespoons. Stir in whipping cream, and cook until reduced to 3 tablespoons.

Reduce heat to medium-low; add butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring until butter melts. Remove from heat; strain through a metal sieve. Stir in lime zest and salt. Keep warm. Stir in chives just before serving.


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