Cilantro Cream For Fish Tacos

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Here is a delicious sauce for fish tacos! From Bon Appetit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Puree cilantro, creme franche, and lemon juice in blender until smooth.
  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Refridgerate at least 30 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  4. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and keep refridgerated.).


Most Helpful

Never again will I use plain old sour cream on my Mexican dishes! This was simply delicious! I know that the recipe says that the sauce is for fish tacos, but I had some leftover taco meat from last night's dinner, so I used it on ground beef. Thanks for a great idea Bev!

canarygirl June 26, 2002

Excellent, Bev. I substituted key lime juice and added just a little zest. Normally I use these ingredients (crema, cilantro, lime) separately, but they make a nice color when blended. I added some whole cilantro leaves as a last-minute garnish. I served it in a cabbage taco sprinkled with red pepper flakes as I didn't have any fish! Normally, I would grill the fish instead of batter frying.

Kath in CA June 09, 2003

This would be great with just about any mexican or seafood dish! I added salt.

rosslare August 15, 2011

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