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is it ok to substitute lime juice for lemon juice in a recipe ?

For some reason my body does not like Lemon . I get very sick with lemon, but I noticed most recipes use Lemon. Is it ok to use the lime juice and zest instead?

asked by Fran McGinty about 7 years ago

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Panfusine
added about 7 years ago

yes absolutely possible, Lime tends to be a tad more sour in intensity. The zests taste different though.

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boulangere
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added about 7 years ago

Sure! I do often just because I really like lime juice.

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Jaynerly
added about 7 years ago

I would/have! Just use a little less juice than recipe says as I think lime is more overpowering.

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sarah k.
added about 7 years ago

What boulangere said +1. I <3 lime.

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