3/4 package unflavored gelatin
1 cup sugar
Pinch of salt
4 eggs, separated
3 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 cup white tequila
1/4 cup triple sec
Finely grated peel of 1 lime
* In a glass or enamel saucepan, mix the gelatin, 1/2 cup of the sugar and the salt.
*Beat the egg yolks in a large bowl until they are thick and creamy. Add the lime juice and water and continue beating. Pour the mixture heat for 5 minutes, stirring the mixture constantly until the gelatine dissolves.
* Remove from the heat and stir in the tequila, triple sec and the greated rind. Let cool, then refrigerate.
* In a large bowl, beat the egg whites, gradually incorporating the remaining sugar, until they form stiff peaks.
* When the egg yolk mixture begins to set, fold in the beaten egg whites. Place in a serving bowl or in dessert dishes and chill for at least 2 hours. Garnish with extra grated lime peel.