Crema Agria Recipe - Mexican-Style Sour Cream Recipe
How To Make Crema Agria - Sauces and Condiments

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Crema Agría is Mexico’s version of sour cream. It can be found in some supermarkets in the dairy section, but if you cannot find it and do not want to simply substitute American sour cream, you can make it easily at home.

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Crema Agria Recipe:

Recipe Type: Condiments
Cuisine: Mexican
Yields: serves many
Prep time: 10 min


1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons buttermilk


In a small saucepan over low heat, heat sour cream just enough to warm through; remove from heat and allow to cool. 

In a small jar, place the warm sour cream and the buttermilk; mix thoroughly with a whisk.

Cover the jar loosely and let the mixture stand at room temperature for 12 to 24 hours or until the mixture is thick and tart.


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