Recipes: Marinated Onion With Lime Juice

Variations of this method are popular in many Latin American countries. This salad comes with a pleasant refreshing taste and rich color. The recipe only needs onions, citrus fruits, and salt.

Cooking time

Total… 20 mins



Purple onion…280g

Salt to taste

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You can add

Oregano or other spices…1 tsp

Recipes: Marinated Onion With Lime Juice
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  1. 1.

Squeeze the juice out of the limes - you need 180 ml.

  1. 2.

Slice the onion into thin halves of the rings. Fold in a glass bowl.

  1. 3.

Sprinkle with salt, pour in the juice, and mix well to cover the onions evenly.

  1. 4․

Leave the onion for 30 minutes at room temperature and stir about every 5 minutes.

  1. 5․

If desired, add the oregano and mix well again.

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  1. 6․

Transfer the onion to a jar and pour over the liquid, which has remained in the bowl. Lightly press with a fork to cover completely.

  1. 7․

Cover with a lid or food film. Leave the onion in the fridge for at least 2 to 3 hours.

Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff

Sources: Life hacker