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Spoonful of Mexican crema - square

Mexican Crema

This Mexican crema is such a versatile condiment. It's creamy, spicy and perfect on tacos, quesadillas and burgers!
Course Condiment
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword creama, Mexican crema
Prep Time 5 minutes
Resting time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 102kcal


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream (heaping)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice (freshly squeezed)
  • .25 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • dash salt


  • Add heavy cream, sour cream, lime juice, chipotle powder and salt to the mixing bowl
  • Whisk for around a minute or until combined
  • Cover loosely with plastic wrap and let rest on the counter for four hours. It will thicken during this time
  • Dollop on some tacos or a quesadilla
  • Eat
  • Enjoy


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 176mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 179mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3722IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 168mg