Creamy Chipotle Vinaigrette

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

As a salad dressing: Toss with a Mexican-flavored salad made with romaine lettuce, sliced avocado, tomato, red onion or your favorite salad. As a cold sauce: Drizzle over grilled chicken or fish, spoon over baked sweet potatoes, or paint on bbq ribs.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan combine the orange juice& vinegar.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat; then, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer vigorously until the liquid is reduced by 2/3, about 25 minutes.
  3. Remove the liquid from the heat, and allow to cool to room temperature.
  4. Add the mayonnaise and whisk together until well blended.
  5. Add the chipotle, cilantro, cumin and lime juice; whisk together well.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.


Most Helpful

Oh Paula!! I love this! The flavor in the vinaigrette truly has a Mexican flare! I will be using this often : ) Thank you, Paula!

Bev May 07, 2007

OMG this was so tasty. I used it on a salad consisting of romaine lettuse and avocado slices and it was so tasty. Love the chipotle peppers in this. Was a little worried about the cumin amount but it was perfect. Thanks Paula. I'll use this again.

~Nimz~ October 21, 2006

I used this dressing as a topping for chicken salad. It was quite good. Thanks for the recipe!

Elizabeth Fullerton August 05, 2003

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