Mexican green sauce


Bursting with the flavours of lime, chilli and coriander, this sauce is the ideal accompaniment to your next Mexican banquet.

Fresh from the garden:  garlic, green chillies, coriander, limes

Makes:  400 ml

Difficulty:  Easy

  • metric measuring spoons and cups
  • chopping boards & non-slip mats
  • 1 medium knife
  • plastic gloves
  • juicer
  • food processor
  • serving bowls
  • serving spoons


  • 2 bunches coriander, roughly chopped
  • 2 green chillies, deseeded
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and roughly chopped
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil

What to do

  • Set out your ingredients.
  • Peel and roughly chop the garlic.
  • Wearing plastic gloves, deseed and roughly chop the chillies.
  • Roughly chop the coriander.
  • Juice the limes.
  • Blend all of the ingredients together in the food processor until smooth.
  • Taste for balance of acid, sweet and salt. Adjust according to your taste buds!
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