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Creamy Lime-Chile Dressing

  • 5 m
  • 5 m
EatingWell Test Kitchen
“In addition to the Margarita Shrimp Salad, you can use this zingy dressing to make low-fat Caesar salad with romaine, croutons and Parmesan shavings. It also works well as a marinade for chicken.”


    • 6 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
    • 3 tablespoons lime juice
    • 2 teaspoons minced seeded jalapeno, or serrano pepper
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • 1 Whisk all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
  • to juice a lime: A lime at room temperature gives the most juice (1½-2 tablespoons). Before juicing, roll the lime on the counter, pressing down with your hand. If the recipe calls for both zest and juice, grate the zest before squeezing the juice.
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