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 SauceMore Recipes Featuring Cilantro

Total Time:
15 mins
1 3/4 cups


  • 2 large jalapeños, 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


  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.

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