Mexican Fish Taco White Sauce

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Recipe: #36059

December 10, 2020

"The sauce used in Mexican restaurants"

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (44.1 g)
  • Calories 90.3
  • Total Fat - 6.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 13.7 mg
  • Sodium - 144 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 0.7 g
  • Protein - 2.1 g
  • Calcium - 42.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Mix equal parts mayonnaise and sour cream mix in chili powder to taste

Step 2

And thin with lime juice to desired consistency


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Be sure to use fresh lime juice for the best flavor.
  • Choose a high-quality mayonnaise for the best results.

Chipotle White Sauce Mix equal parts mayonnaise and sour cream, mix in 1/2 teaspoon of chipotle powder, and thin with lime juice to desired consistency.

Grilled Corn with Cotija Cheese: Grilled corn with Cotija cheese is a classic Mexican side dish that pairs perfectly with Mexican Fish Taco White Sauce. The sweet and smoky flavor of the grilled corn is complemented by the salty, crumbly Cotija cheese and the creamy white sauce.

Spicy Black Bean and Rice Burritos: Spicy black bean and rice burritos are a delicious and hearty accompaniment to the Grilled Corn with Cotija Cheese. The spicy black beans and savory rice provide a nice contrast to the sweetness of the grilled corn, and the Cotija cheese helps to balance out the spiciness. The creamy white sauce is the perfect finishing touch for this delicious combination of flavors.


Q: What is the best way to mix the ingredients?

A: Combine the mayonnaise and sour cream in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Then add chili powder and lime juice to taste and stir until it reaches the desired consistency.

Q: How much mayonnaise and sour cream should I use?

A: Start with equal parts of mayonnaise and sour cream, and adjust to your desired taste. You can always add more if needed.

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Fun facts:

The Mexican Fish Taco White Sauce is a popular condiment that is often served in Mexican restaurants. It was famously featured in the movie "Chef" starring Jon Favreau.

The origins of the Mexican Fish Taco White Sauce can be traced back to the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, where it is believed to have been created by the Mayan people centuries ago.