Creamy Cilantro-Lime Sauce

Creamy Cilantro-Lime Sauce

 For best results, prepare the cilantro-lime sauce the night before you need it to give the flavors a chance to blend. Planning ahead will also save time on those busy nights you want to get dinner on the table as quickly as possible. 

Use with our Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Recipe


Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: n/a

Serves 4

Tip: You can also prepare the fajita seasoning in larger batches and store in an airtight container for later use.

 

Ingredients:


Homemade Fajita Seasoning:


3 T. chili powder
1½ T. smoked paprika
2 t. onion powder
2 t. garlic powder
2 t. ground cumin
½ t. cayenne pepper
1 t. dried oregano
2 t. sea salt

Cilantro-Lime Sauce:
1 c. plain, full-fat Greek yogurt

1-2 T. homemade fajita seasoning
1 clove garlic, peeled and finely minced
2 T. fresh cilantro, finely chopped
2 T. fresh lime juice
Salt and black pepper, to taste

 

Directions:

  1. Prepare the fajita seasoning by combining all ingredients in a small bowl and stirring until thoroughly blended. Store any excess in an airtight container for later use.
  2. Prepare the cilantro-lime sauce by thoroughly combining all ingredients in a medium glass or other non-reactive bowl. Cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.

 

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