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Spicy Cilantro Dressing Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Spicy Cilantro Dressing

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"If you like the taste of cilantro on your salad, like those found in some restaurants, give this a try. It has a bit of a kick!"

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Original recipe makes 2 1/2 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. Place lime juice, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, cilantro, green onions, and jalapeno peppers together in a blender or food processor. Process until well blended and smooth. Add sour cream and mayonnaise. Process again until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides of the container as necessary. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 24, 2009

OMG- loved this! I had to add a couple of cloves of chopped garlic. This is like a spicy ranch dressing. Going to try it as a tortilla chip dip next, with even more cilantro and jalapeno.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 05, 2008

I love cilantro, so I definitely wanted to try this recipe out. I would say it's average, but I'd definitely try to make it again, but tweak the recipe. I definitely think there was too much mayo and sour cream. The jalapeno was a great idea; gave it a tiny bit of a kick.

Feb 26, 2008

Yum! Used it as a mexican vegetable salad dressing, but I am also going to use it as a dip for Indian Naan Bread! I only used 1 1/5 jalepenos, but it needed 2. Also, I think it can do without the worchestershire sauce, and it needed plenty of salt and pepper. Thanks!

Mar 26, 2009

My husband & I loved this. Served it over sliced tomatoes & stirred some into pre-packed coleslaw mix. Also made the "spicy garlic lime chicken" from this site & we were dipping our chicken in it. We are trying to decide what we want to eat it with next. Thank you for the great recipe. It is such a nice change of pace for a salad dressing.

Aug 24, 2009

I have been making this steadily since finding the recipe,and the only thing i have done differently is to not seed one of the jalepenos, it is so good its a great dip, wonderful salad dressing, adds great taste over meats and a great sauce over chicken burritos

Jul 09, 2008

This was very good. I added a clove of garlic to the other ingredients and processed in the blender with about 1/4 cup olive oil, then added only 1/2 cup of light mayo. Didn't use the sour cream at all.

Jan 07, 2010

Love love loe this sauce!! I used it as a dip for some turkey pinwheels over Christmas and it was AWESOME! I used 2 jalapenos and white vinegar bc I didnt have white wine but is was super yummy! Tonight I am grilling chicken breasts and going to use this over them! We are also excited to try it on fish tacos and grilled salmon! This is a super easy quick sauce to keep on hand for many different dishes! THANK YOU!!!

May 11, 2010

this was so yummy! I made it the way it says and it was good on fish tacos, next time im gonna add a little pepitas


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  • Calories
  • 106 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 136 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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