Key Limes are probably the most sought after type of Lime, and regarded as a superior alternative to the Persian Lime.
Key Lime when compared to Persian Lime are far more aromatic, tarter, contain greater floral juice, slightly yellow in color and contain more seeds. The zest is powerful and can be used to add flavor to a variety of dishes. They are also smaller in size and have a thinner skin than their Persian counterpart.
Origin: St.Lucia, Egypt