Chive-Crème Fraîche-Honey-lime dressing

By creamtea
March 20, 2015
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Chive-Crème Fraîche-Honey-lime dressing

Author Notes: I devised this dressing one night for a family "salad dinner" of our favorite smoked salmon, steamed haricots verts and hard-boiled egg (See my Not-quite Niçoise with Lime-Chive Cream). It was just so good.creamtea

Serves: 4

  • 1 lime
  • 1 1/2 - 2 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • Fine sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon mild honey
  • 1-2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  1. Grate the lime with a zester and set zest aside. Halve lime and juice one of the halves.
  2. Whisk crème fraîche, lime juice, zest, salt, and honey together until smooth.
  3. While whisking, add olive oil in a thin stream until blended.
  4. Add chives and whisk again to incorporate . Drizzle over individual salads.Note: if increasing, taste for seasoning as it should be tart but not too tart and may require adjustment.

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