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2-Minute Cilantro-Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce

Cilantro Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce in a small white bowl on a textured black background.
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This zesty Cilantro-Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce is dairy-free, Paleo and AIP-friendly. Perfect for grilled seafood, chicken or veggies!

Seriously, this sauce goes with everything. It is the quintessential versatile summer sauce or dressing. Break out that grill and a blender and get started on your next summer grilling sesh! The bright and fresh flavors of cilantro and lime pair perfectly with anything you can cook on the grill.

Here is an incomplete and ever-growing list of everything I have paired this sauce with, and every single combo was über scrumptious:

  • shrimp
  • salmon
  • cod
  • grilled asparagus
  • roasted zucchini
  • grilled yellow summer squash
  • chicken thighs and breasts
  • sautéed kale
  • multiple different salads with a variety of vegetables

Here are a few things I have not yet tried with this cilantro lime sauce, but just the thought makes my mouth water:

  • steak
  • potatoes
  • grilled pork chops
  • as a dip for a million different fresh veggies

How to make this zesty summer sauce

Making this Cilantro-Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce is so super simple, you could almost make it in your sleep! Just grab your ingredients, some measuring spoons and measuring cups, your high-speed blender and whiz away!

Ingredients for Cilantro Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce arranged on a textured black background.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1/2 cup lightly packed cilantro leaves and tender stems
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk yogurt (with no additives or sweeteners)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh-squeezed lime juice (about 1/4 of a lime)
  • 1/4 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Step 1: Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.

Step 2: Drizzle on seafood, chicken, grilled vegetables, salads, etc.

Store any unused portions in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3-5 days.

Cilantro Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce being spooned over grilled shrimp and asparagus on a white plate.

Where to use this Cilantro-Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce

As I’ve mentioned already approximately a million times so far in this very short recipe post, this cilantro lime sauce goes with just about anything. Try it in these Easy Chicken Fiesta Bowls with Cilantro Lime Yogurt Sauce and stay tuned for a recipe with grilled salmon and asparagus, coming next week!

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Cilantro Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce in a small white bowl on a textured black background.

2-Minute Cilantro-Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce

  • Author: Andrea
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x
  • Category: Dressings and Sauces
  • Method: Blend
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This zesty Cilantro-Lime Coconut Yogurt Sauce is dairy-free, Paleo and AIP-friendly. Perfect for grilled seafood, chicken or veggies!


Ingredients

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1/2 cup lightly packed cilantro leaves and tender stems

3/4 cup coconut milk yogurt (with no additives or sweeteners)

1 Tbsp fresh-squeezed lime juice (about 1/4 of a lime)

1/4 tsp honey

1/4 tsp sea salt


Instructions

Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.

Drizzle on seafood, chicken, grilled vegetables, salads, etc.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-5 days.



Notes

Nutrition facts are estimates only, and may vary depending on the coconut yogurt you use.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 Tbsp
  • Calories: 7
  • Sugar: .1g
  • Fat: .1g
  • Saturated Fat: .1g
  • Carbohydrates: .3g
  • Fiber: .1g
  • Protein: 0g

Keywords: cilantro, lime, zesty, summer, dressing, sauce

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