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4 Ways to Make Coriander Sauce - Recipes for Every Meal

Max. D Gray
By Max. D Gray. Updated: October 16, 2020
4 Ways to Make Coriander Sauce - Recipes for Every Meal

Do you want to add a different touch to your meals? You're in luck because we're going to suggest some delicious coriander sauce recipes in this article which are perfect for salads, fish, meat and even as an ingredient for a tasty vegetable soup. Coriander (or cilantro) is a herb used in cooking, which adds a fresh touch and delicious flavor to dishes. We'll explain how to make the most of coriander by presenting how to make coriander sauce in oneHOWTO to surprise your palate with an original and different flavor.

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  1. Lemon and coriander yogurt
  2. Coriander sauce for fish
  3. Coriander pesto
  4. Coriander mayonnaise

Lemon and coriander yogurt

Let's start with a special lemon and coriander sauce and yogurt, which is excellent for lamb, though it also goes well with fish, pasta, or salad dishes:


  • 2 Greek yogurts.
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh coriander (more flavor than ground coriander)
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper.
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice.
  • Salt and pepper.
  • 1 tablespoon of ground ginger.


Gather all the ingredients together, add them into a bowl and mix them until blended well. Keep it in the fridge until you need to serve it as an accompaniment.

4 Ways to Make Coriander Sauce - Recipes for Every Meal - Lemon and coriander yogurt

Coriander sauce for fish

The following recipe is coriander sauce for salmon. It is made with cider and is perfect to add in any fish:


  • 500 ml of cooking cream.
  • 1 glass of cider.
  • 1 tablespoon of food coloring.
  • 6 grams of chopped fresh coriander.
  • Salt and pepper.


To make the coriander and cider sauce, put a pint of cream into a pan. Leave it to warm up for 5 minutes and then add the glass of cider and cook until it has reduced. Add the food coloring and fresh coriander. Continue cooking the sauce until it has reduced by three quarters. After this last step, you can blend the mixture in a blender to make it creamy.

4 Ways to Make Coriander Sauce - Recipes for Every Meal - Coriander sauce for fish

Coriander pesto

Let's continue with a green coriander sauce for pasta, also known as green "mojo" which is ideal not only for pasta, but any other dish. It is a somewhat more complex and elaborate sauce, but the result is delicious.


  • 2 bunches of fresh coriander.
  • 1 clove of garlic.
  • 2 bunches of parsley.
  • 3 tablespoons of white wine vinegar.
  • 3 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  • 3 tablespoons of water.
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin.
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar.
  • 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard.
  • 5 walnuts.
  • 10 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Salt and pepper.


Start by thoroughly washing the bunches of parsley and coriander. Place both herbs that have been well chopped into the blender jug to blend them. That way, it will be easier to prepare and blend the sauce. Add the clove of garlic, water, white wine vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, mustard, and chopped nuts. Finely blend all the ingredients so this recipe for green sauce with coriander is creamy and smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste, a little more oil and whisk at top speed.

The result will be a type of Coriander Pesto sauce which is delicious and full of flavor. It is also suitable for vegans as it contains no dairy!

4 Ways to Make Coriander Sauce - Recipes for Every Meal - Coriander pesto

Coriander mayonnaise

Finally, we suggest a creamy and refreshing recipe for coriander and mayonnaise sauce, which will be great for snacking or as an accompaniment for your seafood and fish dishes.


  • 1 onion.
  • 1 small bunch of coriander.
  • 1 lemon.
  • 1 egg.
  • Salt and pepper.
  • 1 tablespoon of minced garlic.
  • 1 tablespoon of sunflower oil.


To start this recipe for coriander and mayonnaise sauce, you need to chop the onion. Then place the garlic, egg and coriander in the blender. Once done, start to blend the ingredients and slowly add the oil until a thick texture is achieved. Finally, add the lemon, salt and pepper, whilst constantly stirring. You'll see how tasty it is!As with all the recipes, fresh coriander is advised. However, a sprinkling of ground coriander and coriander seeds would really enhance these sauces.

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