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Chipotle Lime Sauce

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We all know that chipotle sauce is one of the best sauces that anyone needs to make, but did you know that there are a lot of versions of this tasty sauce that is also so delious and so fun to make, Today I will show you how I make my chipotle lime sauce.

You can call it the tangy version of chipotle sauce, The lime makes it much better at least for me, it adds a tangy and zesty taste to the sauce, it’s a fun version you should try for sure.

I didn’t know that lime juice honey and Greek yogurt can be used and mixed to make a great tasty chipotle lime sauce, I guess these are the most important ingredients, and don’t forget chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, which is the main ingredient of course.

chipotle lime sauce

What is chipotle lime sauce?

Chipotle lime sauce is a yummy, spicy, and a bit tangy version of chipotle sauce. It’s made with chipotle peppers, which are dried and smoked jalapeño peppers, giving the sauce a smoky flavor. Then, Fresh lime juice, which gives it a zesty taste to the sauce. And of course, like chipotle sauce, You can put this sauce on lots of things, like tacos, chicken, or even veggies. it’s so delious and perfect for people who love tangy sauce in their meals.

Ingredients

  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Chipotle Lime Sauce?

Step 1:

Put chipotle peppers, Greek yogurt, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, honey, cumin, and a pinch of salt in a blender.

Step 2:

Blend until all ingredients are smooth and creamy. You might need to scrape down the sides of the blender to make sure everything gets mixed well.

Step 3:

Taste the sauce and add more salt or lime juice, to make the taste just right for you, I like to add lime juice.

Step 4:

Transfer the sauce to a jar. Keep the sauce in the refrigerator until you’re ready to use it. Enjoy.

chipotle lime sauce

Some Tips

  • If you like it spicy, add more chipotle peppers. For a milder flavor, use fewer peppers.
  • If you like it more creamy, you can add a bit more Greek yogurt.
  • You can make this sauce ahead of time and keep it in the fridge until you’re ready to use it. It actually tastes better after the flavors have had time to meld together.

Kitchen Equipment Needed

To make this Chipotle Lime Sauce, you’ll need:

  • Of course a Blender
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Jar or airtight container for storing

How to Store Leftovers?

If we have any extra Chipotle Lime Sauce, you can put it in a container and keep it in the fridge for up to one week. Before you use it again, you just need to give it a good stir because the yummy parts might separate a little when it sits in the fridge.

What to Eat with this Chipotle lime sauce?

You can eat Chipotle Lime Sauce with lots of yummy meals, The first option I will suggest to you is to try it on tacos for a spicy taste, or Baked BBQ Wings for a classic meal. It’s also great for burritos, quesadillas and all these types of meals.

For drinks, you can enjoy the meals that contain this chipotle lime sauce with a glass of lemonade, a refreshing iced tea, or even a cold soda. Just remember, this sauce is super versatile, so feel free to get creative and try it with all your favorite meals.

FAQ

How long does the sauce last in the fridge?

The sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Can I make the sauce less spicy?

Yes, you can make it less spicy by using fewer chipotle peppers.

Is this sauce gluten-free?

Yes, the Chipotle Lime Sauce is gluten-free.

Can I use this sauce on salads?

Absolutely! It adds a delicious flavor to salads.

Can I freeze the sauce?

It’s not recommended to freeze this sauce as it may change the taste.

Is this sauce suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, it is vegetarian-friendly since it doesn’t contain any meat products.

Conclusion

This Chipotle Lime Sauce is super tasty and can be used in lots of ways. You can put it on tacos, use it to make the meat extra yummy on the grill or add it to veggies as well. Give it a try and see how it makes your food even more delicious! Don’t forget to tell your friends and family about the recipe and subscribe to my blog for more yummy ideas.

Chipotle lime sauce recipe

Recipe by CourtneyCourse: SidesCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

1/2

Cup
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking timeminutes
Calories

50

kcal
Total time

5

minutes

This Chipotle Lime Sauce recipe is a simple way to make meals much better. With only a few ingredients and no cooking needed, this sauce is so good to be made at your home.

Ingredients

  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

  • Salt to taste

Directions

  • Put chipotle peppers, Greek yogurt, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, honey, cumin, and a pinch of salt in a blender.
  • Blend until all ingredients are smooth and creamy. You might need to scrape down the sides of the blender to make sure everything gets mixed well.
  • Taste the sauce and add more salt or lime juice, to make the taste just right for you, I like to add lime juice.
  • Transfer the sauce to a jar. Keep the sauce in the refrigerator until you're ready to use it. Enjoy.

Notes

  • If you like it spicy, add more chipotle peppers. For a milder flavor, use fewer peppers.
  • If you like it more creamy, you can add a bit more Greek yogurt.
  • You can make this sauce ahead of time and keep it in the fridge until you're ready to use it. It actually tastes better after the flavors have had time to meld together.
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Courtney (Mamas)

This blog is all about delicious easy-to-make recipes. I aim to make cooking enjoyable, especially for those who, like me, may not be expert chefs but have a love for trying new things in the kitchen.