This creamy fish taco sauce is cool, tangy, smooth and slightly spicy. The perfect complement to your fish tacos, this sauce comes together with minimal ingredients and less than 5 minutes of your time.
Why you’ll love this recipe
- Simple ingredients: this white sauce comes together with easy ingredients.
- Mild but flavorful: thanks to the addition of hot sauce, garlic, and lime juice this sauce has a tangy, slightly spicy flavoring. It’s the perfect complement for seafood like these fish tacos or shrimp tacos.
- Quick: only 5 minutes are needed to mix this sauce together.
- Sour Cream: this can be subbed with plain greek yogurt, or Mexican Crema.
- Hot Sauce: use your favorite, some options include: Sriracha, Valentinas, and Cholula.
- Lime: fresh squeezed lime juice is best.
- Mayonnaise: this gives a creamy base to the sauce, you can use any mayonnaise you prefer.
How To Make It
- Combine the sour cream and mayonnaise until you have a smooth and creamy base. Adjust ingredients as needed to get the desired consistency.
- Add in the hot sauce, garlic powder, lime juice and salt. Taste and adjust the seasonings as desired.
- Cover or seal the container and place in the refrigerator to let chill until you are ready to use it on your fish tacos.
Make Ahead and Storage Info
- Make Ahead: Prepare the sauce, store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days (as long as your sour cream or greek yogurt aren’t expired).
- Freezing: it is not recommended to freeze this creamy fish taco sauce.
- Storage: store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
What To Serve with Fish Tacos
Lighter options pair best with seafood tacos, while I love Mexican Rice and refried beans there are some other options that make a nice complement for the fish.
- Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)
- Mexican Corn Salad
- Mango Salsa
- Cilantro Lime Rice, or this Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
Or check our What To Serve with Tacos recipe collection for more ideas!
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Creamy Fish Taco Sauce
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- ½ cup sour cream
- 2 teaspoons hot sauce
- 2 teaspoons lime juice, freshly squeezed
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- salt , to taste
- Combine the mayonnaise and sour cream in a small bowl. Stir until well combined and smooth
- Add the hot sauce, lime juice and garlic powder. Taste and adjust as needed. Cover and refrigerate until ready to assemble tacos.
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