Sometimes Mexican cuisine benefits from that extra boost of citrus flavors. This quick and easy cilantro-lime sauce tastes yummy on a wide variety of dishes. Try it on our Mexican Shredded Chicken paired with our cilantro-lime rice. Yummy!

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.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, full-fat
  • 2 Tbsp. fajita seasoning
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely minced or pressed
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice, fresh
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Prepare the cilantro-lime sauce by thoroughly combining all ingredients in a medium glass or other non-reactive bowl.
  2. Cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size

1 grams
Amount Per Serving Calories 48Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 3mgSodium 618mgCarbohydrates 7gFiber 2gSugar 3gProtein 5g

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