Fresh Kaffir Lime Leaves will be picked, pack, vacuum seal and ship out a delivery within 24 hours of the order being placed. Sizes vary, but the average individual leaf is approx 4" to 6" long (Big Leaf). Harvesting is done by hand and it's difficult because the branches have long thorns, so they tend to be expensive and not easily found in supermarkets. They freeze very well-just place in a ziplock bag & they'll retain their flavor for months. Kaffir lime leaves are a very aromatic herb and a key ingredient in Thai cooking.
Kaffir lime leaf adds an unmistakable, refereshing taste that is essential in many Thai soups & curries. The combination of lemongrass and lime leaf is a fantastic blast of flavor. The leaves have a strong fragrance and flavor that can not really be substituted. Kaffir lime leaves are perfect for adding flavor to Asian cuisine.
They are highly aromatic and add their own elegant flavor to stir-fry, curry, tom-yum soup, salad, and fish dishes.Add to a marinade - suitable for chicken, pork or lamb dishes. Make a syrup - add a kaffir lime leaf to sugar overnight and use the sugar to make a syrup the next day. Kaffir lime leaves may be used fresh or dried, depending on the recipe or usage.