Creamy Lime-Cilantro 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.

Creamy Lime-Cilantro Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Servings: 4


Homemade Fajita Seasoning:

  • 3 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp Onion powder
  • 2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Dried oregano
  • 2 tsp Sea salt

Cilantro-Lime Sauce:

  • 1 cup Plain, full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-2 tbsp Homemade fajita seasoning
  • 1 clove Garlic, peeled and finely minced
  • 2 tbsp Fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Fresh lime juice
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste


  • 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.
  • 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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