This cilantro lime sauce is just heavenly. Warning: You may want to drink it (no judgement) but the best way to use is it is to add it to shrimp tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, chicken breast or my faaavorite- a taco salad!
Cilantro Lime Sauce is such a good sauce to use as a creamy salad dressing or dipping sauce. It is made with simple ingredients and is naturally vegan and a great way to use fresh herbs. This recipe will be the perfect complement to your next taco night!
What do you need:
Main ingredients for the best cilantro sauce:
- cilantro- fresh! about half a bunch.
- green onion - or red onion
- fresh lime juice
- olive oil
- red wine vinegar
(The full amounts will be in the recipe card)
To make this delicious dressing even creamier you could add avocado or Greek yogurt if you are not vegan
How to make this cilantro-lime sauce:
This is such an easy cilantro lime sauce you just need a blender or food processor, and then simply blend all the fresh ingredients!
What to top this cilantro lime sauce on?
Get ready to add this great recipe to your list of favorite sauces on taco night.
It is the perfect sauce for a lot of mexican foods but can be put on so many things!
- chicken tacos
- burrito bowls
- pulled pork sandwiches
To make your baja fish tacos next level: mix this cilantro lime crema with a bag of coleslaw mix to add to your tacos
How long does it last?
Store any leftover cilantro lime sauce in an air tight container for up to 3 days to maximize the bright flavor.
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Cilantro Lime Sauce Recipe
- 1 cup fresh cilantro
- ¾ cup chopped green onion
- 2 limes, juiced
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
- In a blender, blend together everything but coleslaw mix.
- Add salt and pepper to dressing, to taste.
For cilantro lime sauce over coleslaw
- Pour dressing over coleslaw and allow to marinade for at least 30 minutes before serving.