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Ginger-Lime Glaze

Yield: Yields scant 1 cup.

This glaze gives the grapefruit a gingery kick in the Asparagus & Gingered Grapefruit Salad, but it lasts indefinitely and makes a great base for iced or hot tea. It’s also terrific with seltzer water (use about 1/4-cup glaze to 1 cup seltzer and serve cold), so feel free to double the recipe.


  • 3/4 cup roughly chopped or sliced and smashed fresh ginger (from about 6 oz. ginger)
  • Grated zest of 4 small or 3 large limes
  • 3/4 cup tarragon vinegar
  • 3/4 cup sugar

Nutritional Information

  • Nutritional Sample Size per Tbs.
  • Calories (kcal) : 40
  • Fat Calories (kcal): 0
  • Fat (g): 0
  • Saturated Fat (g): 0
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0
  • Cholesterol (mg): 0
  • Sodium (mg): 0
  • Carbohydrates (g): 11
  • Fiber (g): 0
  • Protein (g): 0


  • Combine all the ingredients in a nonreactive saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and let sit for 5 minutes to infuse the flavors. Bring back to a boil and repeat the process. Bring back to a boil for a third time, let cool to room temperature, strain through a coarse sieve, cover, and refrigerate.


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