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Coco con Chile y Limon (Coconut with chile and lime)

Try some delicious coco con chile y limon (coconut with chile and lime juice)! It’s a super tasty snack. It has a slightly sweet flavor that goes perfectly with lime juice and chili powder.

If you love coconut you’ll have to try coconut horchata next.

coco con chile y limon

So today’s recipe is something my husband whipped up for us.

It’s super simple but I still thought it was worth sharing.

If you’re into coconut flavored drinks and treats I think you’ll really enjoy this treat.

Though most coconut flavored foods tend to be very sugary.

Fresh coconut meat isn’t very sweet.

It’s only slightly sweet.

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Cracking open a coconut isn’t as difficult as you may think.

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coconut halves

Once the coconut is cracked open use a spoon or knife to remove the meat from the shell.

Then use a potato peeler to peel off the skin.

After that cut the coconut meat into strips then sprinkle it with the chili powder (I use Tajin) and squeeze lime juice over top.

Now enjoy!

This is a really delicious treat that we enjoy and I hope you do too.

And it’s pretty easy to make once you learn how to open the coconut.

coconut with lime juice and chili powder

Do you like coconut? Let me know in the comments below. And don’t forget to rate it!

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coconut slices on a blue plate with chile and lime juice
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Coco con chile y limon

Coco con chile or coconut with chile and lime is a delicious snack . Give it a try!

Course Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword coco con chile y limon, coconut with chile and lime
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 80 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 1 coconut
  • lime freshly squeezed
  • chile powder


  1. Crack open the coconut

  2. Remove the meat from the coconut.

  3. Peel any skin from the coconut meat.

  4. Cut the coconut meat into strips.

  5. Sprinkle the chili powder over the strips and squeeze lime juice over them.

  6. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Coco con chile y limon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Sodium 5mg0%
Potassium 80mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Recipe Rating

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Rosie Sanchez-Oswald

Sunday 1st of August 2021

Your recipies are just like eating straight from a street vendor en Mexico. I make everything you share. I am mexicana and keep my traditions alive. Thanks


Sunday 8th of August 2021

Hi Rosie, That's so nice to hear! Thank you!

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