This cilantro lime sauce is the perfect drizzle for tacos, although I’ve been known to pour it generously on salads, drizzle over grilled chicken breasts, and more.
It’s the perfect combination of creamy and tangy with the freshness you expect from freshly chopped cilantro.
Easy Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce
What’ makes this recipe easy, you ask? The fact that it comes together in a blender in under a minute.
From the blender, you can simply pour it into a jar or squeeze bottle and keep it in the fridge for when you need it.
What Goes in Cilantro Lime Sauce?
Outside of drizzling it straight into your mouth, this cilantro lime dressing is great over blackened fish tacos, drizzled over a tex-mex omelet, used as a salad dressing, and with grilled shrimp.
The real question is: what doesn’t go great with it? I’ve yet to find out.
How to Make Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce
I did say it was easy, right? There aren’t many steps so stop scrolling because you’ll miss it.
- Let’s Blend
Place the sour cream, milk, lime juice, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and cilantro in your blender jar. Blend until smooth.
Pour this delicious sauce into a lidded jar or a squeeze bottle and refrigerate for up to 5 days.
Watch the magic happen in this super-quick video!
What to Serve it On
Refrain from grabbing a spoon and sipping it. You’ll want to drizzle this cilantro lime sauce over:
Find this and other complimentary sauces in my Taco Tuesday Cookbook, where I teach you to make epic meals each week!
Cilantro Lime Sauce
- ½ cup sour cream
- 1 lime, juiced
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- pinch of salt
- pinch of black pepper
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
- Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Transfer inside a lidded jar or squeeze bottle and refrigerate for up to 5 days.