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    Easy Chipotle Mayo Recipe

    Published June 22, 2022. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.

    This easy-to-make chipotle mayo recipe is a great way to spice your sandwiches or used as a sauce to dip in. You won’t believe how much flavor and balance this tasty sauce can add to what you’re serving.

    Sauces have the capability to take any dish to the next level. Some of my all-time favorite things to serve up alongside any fish or chicken meal are Beurre Blanc or Chimichurri.

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    Chipotle Mayo

    Chipotle mayo is a simple-to-prepare sauce consisting of mayonnaise, chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, lemon juice, and salt. It is commonly used as a topping on a sandwich, like my turkey burger recipe, or as a sauce to dip pommes frites (French fries) in.

    This sauce is a great way to add spice to a dish or even enhance the flavor of whatever it is you are serving up. Believe it or not, you may even have most of these ingredients already in your cupboards.

    Ingredients

    • Mayonnaise – Start with a good full-fat mayonnaise for this recipe.
    • Chipotle Peppers – You will need to finely mince a few chipotles and use the adobo sauce it is stored in as well.
    • Acid – Any good clean acid like lemon or lime juice will work.
    • Salt – I always use sea salt in my recipes.

    How to Make Chipotle Mayo

    Use these step-by-step instructions for making a homemade chipotle mayo:

    Add the mayonnaise, minced chipotles in adobo sauce, lemon juice, and salt to a bowl.

    adding lemon juice to chipotle mayo

    Whisk until combined and serve or store.

    whisking together chipotles and mayonnaise

    Make-Ahead and Storage

    Make-Ahead: You can make this up to 2 to 3 days ahead of time.

    How to Store: Cover and keep the chipotle mayo in the refrigerator for 7 to 10 days.

    Chef Billy Parisi

    Chef Notes + Tips

    • If the sauce is too hot for you, add in some lemon or lime juice a teaspoon at a time until it begins to balance out. In addition. You can try adding in a ½ teaspoon of sugar as well.
    • Another way to add some more flavor to this would be the addition of a 1 finely minced garlic clove.

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    Easy Chipotle Mayo Recipe

    This easy-to-make chipotle mayo recipe is a great way to spice your sandwiches or used as a sauce to dip in.
    Servings: 1 cup
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 0 minutes

    Ingredients 

    • 1 cup mayonnaise
    • 2 finely minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
    • Juice of 1 lemon
    • Salt to taste

    Instructions

    • Add the mayonnaise, minced chipotles in adobo sauce, lemon juice and salt to a bowl.
    • Whisk until combined and serve or store.

    Notes

    Make-Ahead: You can make this up to 2 to 3 days ahead of time.
    How to Store: Cover and keep the chipotle mayo in the refrigerator for 7 to 10 days.
    If the sauce is too hot for you, add in some lemon or lime juice a teaspoon at a time until it begins to balance out. In addition. You can try adding in a ½ teaspoon of sugar as well.
    Another way to add some more flavor to this would be the addition of a 1 finely minced garlic clove.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 1529kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 2gFat: 168gSaturated Fat: 26gPolyunsaturated Fat: 100gMonounsaturated Fat: 38gTrans Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 94mgSodium: 1765mgPotassium: 49mgFiber: 0.03gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 150IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
    Course: sauces
    Cuisine: American, Mexican