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Cilantro Habanero Sauce

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Cilantro Habanero Sauce

This cilantro habanero sauce is easy, fast and great with tacos, seafood, vegetables or grilled meats. This sauce takes only 5 minutes to make

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Cilantro Habanero Sauce Cooking Tips:

Cacique Mexican Crema is the brand of choice. Make sure you buy the sour cream and not the table cream. They’re two different flavor profiles.

Can you make ahead?

Fridge: Place in an airtight container in the fridge for 2 weeks max.

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Substitution Options:

If haberno is to spicy for you, jalapeno is a great substitute. The lime juice reduces the spicy level.

what to serve with Cilantro Habanero Sauce?

Meal Ideas:


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Cilantro Haberno Crema

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Total Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 cups


  • 16 oz. Mexican sour cream
  • 1 bunch cilantro chopped
  • ½ cup water
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 habanero
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place all ingredients in a food processor and blitz on high for 1 minute. Sauce will last for 7 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Sauce is great with tacos,seafood, vegetables and grilled meats.
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