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Tangy Cilantro Lime Dip

Elevate your culinary experience with the Tangy Cilantro Lime Dip – a zesty companion that adds a burst of flavor to any dish. Whether you’re dipping crispy coconut shrimp or drizzling it over tacos, this vibrant sauce is a game-changer.

Key Takeaways

  • Perfect for those who crave a tangy and refreshing kick.
  • Estimated Duration: 10 minutes
  • Nutrition Facts: Low in calories, high in freshness.

About This Recipe

Our Tangy Cilantro-Lime Dip is a simple yet sensational blend of fresh cilantro, zesty lime, and a touch of heat. It’s the ideal accompaniment to seafood, grilled meats, or your favorite snacks.

Equipment Required

  1. Blender or food processor
  2. Mixing bowl
  3. Spoon for stirring


  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Blend: In a blender or food processor, combine cilantro, lime juice, mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, minced garlic, honey, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mix: Blend until smooth, scraping down the sides as needed.
  3. Adjust: Taste and adjust the seasoning as desired, adding more lime for tanginess or honey for sweetness.
  4. Chill: Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to enhance the flavors.

Side Dishes

This dip pairs perfectly with crispy coconut shrimp, baja fish tacos, or vegetable crudites. It’s also a refreshing topping for grilled chicken or shrimp skewers.

Storage Options

Store any leftover dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. Give it a stir before serving again.

Ingredient Substitutes

  • Mayonnaise: Swap with sour cream for a lighter version.
  • Greek Yogurt: Regular yogurt works well too.

Alternatives to This Dip

Experiment with different herbs like mint or parsley for a unique twist. Add a pinch of cayenne for extra heat.

Try Salsa Verde or guacamole as alternatives.


Enhance your meals with the Tangy Cilantro-Lime Dip – a versatile condiment that brings a burst of freshness to your table. Quick to make and full of vibrant flavors, this dip is a must-have for any kitchen. ¡Sabor delicioso!