Cilantro-Lime Marinade

Southern Living
This quick-to-fix vinaigrette doubles as a marinade and dipping sauce. Adjust the amount of sugar according to taste.


Makes 2 cups


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1 cup red wine vinegar
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons seeded and minced jalapeño pepper
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons lime zest
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup canola oil


Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes
Whisk together vinegar, cilantro, jalapeño pepper, sugar, lime zest, lime juice, Dijon mustard, garlic, and kosher salt until blended. Add canola oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth.

Created date

April 2013