Whether you’ve got leftover limes to use up or you’re actively searching out tasty lime recipes, you’ll love these sweet and savory recipes with lime!
We’re talking citrusy salads, crave-worthy tacos, flavor-enhancing sauces, frozen treats, and more! So let’s get to the list.
Savory Recipes with Lime
A squeeze (or more) of lime can do wonders to tons of dishes, and the recipes below are testament to that! It’s a fantastic way to brighten up the flavors in savory meals.
Without further ado, here’s some recipe inspiration!
Breakfast Tacos with Avocado Lime Crema
Not only are these egg tacos packed with veggies and other goodies, but they’re also topped with this amazing avocado lime crema. This is an easy breakfast that’s perfect for a lazy weekend brunch!
Chimichurri Grilled Shrimp
Lime and shrimp are a match made in heaven.
Juicy grilled shrimp skewers are slathered in a lime-brightened chimichurri sauce for the ultimate flavorful summer meal. Perfect for cookouts!
Honey Lime Chicken with Grilled Peach & Corn Salad
This salad just screams summer, in the best way possible! It’s sweet and savory, with grilled chicken, corn, peaches, greens, and fresh herbs – plus a delicious honey lime dressing to tie it all together.
This dish is always a huge winner whenever we make it – and it’s an easy one for entertaining since you can prep a lot of it ahead and just toss it on the grill when your guests arrive!
Curry Turkey Burgers with Mint Yogurt Sauce
Craving a burger, but want to switch things up a bit? These juicy curry-spiced turkey burgers are beyond tasty, with a creamy mint yogurt sauce that elevates the flavor even more.
This is an easy, crave-worthy meal for any occasion.
Black Bean Chili with Raspberries
This plant-based chili with black beans, raspberries, chipotle peppers, and smoky seasoning is a little sweet and a little spicy!
It’s quick and easy to make – plus, it’s vegan, so everyone can enjoy it.
Shredded Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Lime Peanut Sauce
If you need dinner ready in a pinch, these shredded chicken lettuce wraps are a great choice. Using pre-cooked chicken, this recipe only takes 15 minutes (or less) to make.
The lime juice peanut sauce is the star of the show, with crunchy veggies and chicken all wrapped up in a lettuce leaf.
Sesame Shrimp and Watermelon Salad
I love the refreshing crunch that watermelon chunks add to this salad. And the sesame lime dressing, paired with the cabbage carrot slaw, cucumbers, and juicy shrimp, is unbelievably yummy!
Roasted Salmon with Watermelon Salsa
A super simple (but flavor-packed) watermelon cucumber salsa makes a refreshing topping for roasted salmon.
I love serving this over quinoa, but you can serve it with anything you want – brown rice, pasta, etc. would all be great options!
Grilled Pork Tenderloin Tacos with Homemade Salsa Verde
A squeeze of lime is always a good idea on tacos, and these pork tenderloin tacos are no exception! In this recipe, lime goes in the pork marinade and in the homemade salsa verde.
Top with crunchy sliced radishes and dig in!
Sriracha Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
These shrimp lettuce wraps get a kick of spice from the lime sriracha sauce, and they’re really quick to cook up! Just a few minutes to saute the shrimp and veggies, and a few minutes to whip up the sauce – then you’re ready to dig in.
As I told you, shrimp and lime juice are a perfect pair!
Watermelon Chicken with Balsamic Glaze
Juicy, flavorful grilled chicken is a staple of summer – especially when it’s coated with a lightly sweet watermelon balsamic glaze!
This chicken pairs well with practically any side, so it’s perfect for mixing and matching at a BBQ gathering.
Grilled Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers with Coconut Quinoa
Another fun cookout recipe, these pineapple shrimp skewers go so well with the coconut quinoa. (Yep, more shrimp!)
The tropical flavors will have you feeling those summer vibes in no time! Plus, you can use your favorite veggies to grill alongside them.
Sweet Lime Recipes
Now, let’s talk about the sweeter side of lime. It’s a delicious way to enhance other flavors and add a citrusy tang to any treat. Here are some of my favorites!
Watermelon Lime Mojito Sorbet
Watermelon and lime is a perfect flavor combination, and with a bit of added mint, it’s out of this world!
Try this refreshing mojito sorbet (either the alcoholic or non-alcoholic version) – I promise you won’t be disappointed.
Yogurt Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing
Fruit salad is super versatile, so you can swap out whichever fruits you have on hand or whatever you prefer. The yogurt honey lime dressing, though, you definitely won’t want to skip!
It’s lightly zingy, tangy, and sweet – the perfect combination for tossing with fruit.
Watermelon Rosemary Lime Popsicles
Last, but certainly not least, these watermelon lime popsicles with a hint of rosemary and pure maple syrup are just what you need to cool you down on a hot day!
I hope you find something to try from this list – and I hope you love it!
What’s your favorite recipe with lime? Let me know in the comments!