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.


This recipe goes with Beer-battered Salmon Tacos with Chipotle Crema

Yield: Makes 1 cup
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  • 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


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
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