Limones Rellenos de Coco (Coconut-Stuffed Limes)
- ½ cup water
- 2 cups shredded fresh coconut
- Green food coloring (optional)
- 2 ½ cups sugar
- 12 medium-large limes, rinsed well
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
1. Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil over high heat, add 1 teaspoon of the baking soda, stir to combine, and then add the limes. Cook at a soft simmer until slightly tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove the limes from the water with a slotted spoon and let cool. 2. Make a small incision in the top o...