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5 from 2 votes

Creamy Jalapeno Cilantro Salsa

This is a creamy and delicious, copycat Freebird Creamy Jalapeno Salsa recipe with a few additions. The perfect jalapeno creamy salsa for grilled meats, chicken, tortilla chips and more.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: Creamy Jalapeno Salsa, Jalapeno Recipes, Jalapeno Salsa


  • ½ lb Jalapenos, stem and seeds removed
  • cups water, reserve ⅓ cup of water after boiling
  • ¼ cup garlic cloves
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • ¼ cup onions, chopped
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp lime juice


  • Add water to large saucepan.
  • Cut stems off jalapenos then cut lengthwise on one side and remove seeds (it's best to wear gloves when handling the jalapenos and do not touch your eyes).
  • Place prepared jalapenos into water and bring to a boil over medium heat. Once boiling, let cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic cloves to boiling water when there is about two minutes left.
  • Remove ⅓ cup of water and add to Vitamix or blender.
  • Drain remaining water from pan and add jalapenos and garlic to Vitamix.
  • Add cilantro, onions, salt, lime juice and blend on medium speed until blended then pour in oil.
  • Blend until combined then spoon in sour cream and continue blending until combined.
  • Place in an airtight container and place in fridge until chilled.