Emeril's Coconut Lime Syrup

'Put the Lime in the Coconut' and Pour on Tropical Fruit Salad!

Mary Tyson enjoys a well-deserved breakfast prepared by Emeril Lagasse.
Cook Time: min

Emeril's coconut lime syrup adds tropical flair to any fruit salad!


  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon orange zest
  • ½ teaspoon lime zest
  • ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • Cooking Directions

    In a 2 quart sauce pan combine the sugar, water, orange juice, lime juice, orange zest, and lime zest and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and add the shredded coconut. Set aside to cool.

    Yield: 1 cup

    Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, copyright MSLO, Inc., all rights reserved

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: shredded unsweetened coconut, sugar, water, lime zest, orange zest

    Course: Brunch, Breakfast

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