Use this delectable crema as a versatile sauce or dip to complement various dishes. It pairs wonderfully with grilled chicken, fish tacos, roasted vegetables, sweet potato fries, or as a dressing for salads. The combination of smoky chipotle, sweet honey, zesty lime, and bold garlic flavors creates a harmonious blend that will enhance your culinary creations. Enjoy the perfect balance of honey, chipotle, and garlic in this irresistible crema! 🍯🌶️🍋🧄
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon adobo sauce from canned chipotle peppers
1-2 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1-2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped (adjust to taste)
1-2 clove garlic, minced
Salt to taste
In a food processor, add the sour cream, mayonnaise, adobo sauce from the canned chipotle peppers, honey, fresh lime juice, finely chopped chipotle peppers, minced garlic, ground chipotle chili powder, and a pinch of salt.
Pulse the ingredients in the food processor until well blended and smooth.
Taste the crema and adjust the seasonings as needed, adding more honey for sweetness, lime juice for tanginess, chipotle peppers for spice, chipotle powder for smokiness, or garlic for an extra kick.
Transfer the creamy honey chipotle garlic crema to a serving bowl or a squeeze bottle for easy drizzling.