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What is kaffir lime leaf?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer about 6 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 6 years ago

Kaffir lime is a thorny bush -- the leaves and fruit are both used in Southeast Asian cooking. The leaves, which are thick and sturdy are employed much like a bay leaf would be. And it's mostly the zest of the fruit, which looks like a bumpy lime, that's used in cooking.

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