Chipotle-Lime Crema Sauce

Add some zing to your dishes with this tangy, spicy Chipotle-Lime Crema Sauce! This versatile sauce is perfect for adding some kick to tacos, burritos, sandwiches, or even as a dip for chips or veggies. With just a few simple ingredients and a little bit of prep time, you can whip up this delicious sauce in no time. This sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week, so you can make it ahead of time and use it as needed.

This sauce is not only easy to make, but it’s also packed with flavor. The smokiness of the chipotle peppers is balanced out by the tanginess of the lime juice and the creaminess of the sour cream and mayonnaise. The garlic powder and kosher salt add depth of flavor and bring all the ingredients together.

Chipotle-Lime Crema Sauce

Yields: 1 cup


1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 ½ tablespoons chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, pureed

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

½ teaspoon garlic powder

¼ teaspoon kosher salt


  • Begin by pureeing the chipotle peppers in adobo sauce in a mini food processor or blender until smooth.
  • In a small mixing bowl, add the sour cream, mayonnaise, pureed peppers, garlic powder, lime juice, and salt.
  • Whisk together until the ingredients are well combined and the sauce is smooth.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning, adding more salt or lime juice as needed.

This sauce is incredibly versatile and can be used in so many different ways. It’s perfect for drizzling over grilled chicken or fish, spooning over tacos or burritos, or as a dip for chips and veggies. It also makes a great spread for sandwiches or wraps.

The Chipotle Lime Crema Sauce is a must-try for anyone who loves bold and flavorful sauces. With just a few simple ingredients, you can add some spice and zest to your favorite dishes. Give this recipe a try and discover a new favorite sauce!

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