Chipotle Crema

Add flavor to crema Mexicana or sour cream with chipotle chiles, cumin, and lime juice and use as a topping for tacos or other favorite Mexican recipes.



Makes 1 cup

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes


8 ounces sour cream or crema Mexicana
1/2 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 to 2 teaspoons minced chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt


Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.

Julia Rutland,

Coastal Living

July 2009