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 Sauce


1 3/4 cups
Total time: 15 Minutes

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Food & Wine

Recipe Time

Total: 15 Minutes


2 (large) jalapeños, seeded and coarsely chopped
2 cloves (large) garlic, smashed
2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
2 tablespoons white onion, minced
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 cup water
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped


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.

Alex Roberts,

Food & Wine

May 2012
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