Kaffir Lime Custards Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 461
Daily Value: 23%
Servings: 8

Low-Sodium
Kidney-Friendly, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free, Egg-Free, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Fish-Free, Shellfish-Free, Alcohol-Free
Fat39g59%
Saturated24g120%
Carbs30g10%
Fiber0g1%
Sugars25g0%
Protein2g4%
Cholesterol143mg48%
Sodium113mg5%
Calcium71mg7%
Magnesium9mg2%
Potassium102mg3%
Iron0mg0%
Zinc0mg2%
Phosphorus67mg10%
Vitamin A1540IU31%
Vitamin C7mg12%
Thiamin (B1)0mg2%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg7%
Niacin (B3)0mg0%
Vitamin B60mg1%
Folic Acid (B9)6µg2%
Vitamin B120µg3%
Vitamin D1µg0%
Vitamin E1mg6%
Vitamin K3µg4%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated11g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated1g0%
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Kaffir Lime Custards
Will Budiaman

This dreamy custard is super silky and astonishingly simple to make. The secret: It firms up in a couple of hours with lime juice instead of the usual eggs or gelatin.

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2.8
Ratings40

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves*
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Sweetened whipped cream, for garnish
  • Lychees, quartered, for garnish
  • Mint, chopped, for garnish
  • Sea salt, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the cream with the sugar and kaffir lime leaves and bring to a simmer. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the cream is slightly reduced, about 15 minutes.

Whisk the lime juice into the hot cream. Set a fine-meshed sieve over a measuring cup and strain the cream. Stir in the lime zest and salt. Pour the cream into eight 6-ounce glasses and refrigerate until chilled and set, at least 2 hours. Garnish the custards with whipped cream, lychees, mint, and sea salt and serve right away.

Recipe Details

Adapted from "Food & Wine: America's Greatest New Cooks, Vol. 1" edited by Dana Cowin (American Express Publishing, 2013)

Servings: 8
Total time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Cuisine: Desserts

Notes and Substitutions:

Note: The custards can be refrigerated overnight. Garnish just before serving.

*Note: Kaffir lime leaves, popular in Indonesian, Thai, and other Southeast Asian cuisines, are available at specialty food stores and online.



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