Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

Versions of this delicious mayonnaise-based cilantro sauce are served all over Latin America with roasted meats, like Adam Richman's Pork Shoulder Roast with Citrus Mojo and Green Sauce

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  • Servings: 1 3/4 cups


  • 2 large jalapeƱos, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 2 large garlic cloves, smashed
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons minced white onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • Salt

How to make this recipe

  1. In a blender, puree the jalapeños, garlic, ginger, onion, lime juice and water until smooth. Add the mayonnaise and cilantro and pulse a few times. Season the sauce with salt and serve.

Make Ahead

The sauce can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

Contributed By Published May 2012

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