Substitute orange or lemon juice for the lime juice if you wish.

Susanne A. Davis
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 1999


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk egg whites, egg, sugar and lime juice in a medium nonreactive saucepan. Add butter and cook over low heat, whisking constantly, until thickened, 5 to 7 minutes. Do not let sauce come to a simmer.

  • Strain sauce through a fine sieve into a bowl. Place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface and refrigerate until chilled.


Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

82.3 calories; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 16.2g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 15.4g; fat 1.6g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.9g 5% DV; cholesterol 21.6mg 7% DV; vitamin a iu 68.5IU 1% DV; vitamin c 3.6mg 6% DV; folate 3.9mcg 1% DV; calcium 5.4mg 1% DV; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 2.3mg 1% DV; potassium 32.5mg 1% DV; sodium 18.6mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.