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Sriracha Aioli

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Make aioli from scratch with this quick recipe that combines fresh lime juice, Sriracha, and mayo for a fantastic, not too spicy, dipping sauce. 

This robust Sriracha Aioli recipe pairs perfectly with crab cakes, fish tacos, or even fried pickles and gives your taste buds a flavorful kick. 

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Why make spicy aioli?

Dress-up Burgers: While store-bought mayo or homemade mayonnaise is good when paired with chicken or burgers, adding Asian-style Sriracha is one of the easiest but most impactful ways to dial up dinner.

Creamy aioli can be used on various meals and goes well with roasted veggies, fish, and rice.

Ingredients: 

  • real mayonnaise
  • sriracha sauce – This bright red sauce gets its flavor and kick from red jalapeno peppers. 
  • Lime – Fresh lime is excellent in homemade dips. 
  • Seasonings: garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Try a garlic clove from freshly roasted garlic to include more garlic flavor. 
sriracha aioli ingredients.

Many aiolis use raw eggs; however, this particular aioli has no eggs or egg yolks. 

How to make Sriracha with mayo dip

  1. Add mayonnaise, sriracha sauce, juice of 1 lime, and garlic powder to a bowl.
  2. Season with salt and pepper and whisk well until smooth. 
  3. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. 
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Drizzle Sriracha

To drizzle the top of the dipping sauce, I put about six drops of the Sriracha in a resealable sandwich bag and snipped the tip, and then I drizzled onto the top. 

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FAQ’s

What is Sriracha Aioli? 

Sriracha is a spicy sauce made mainly with jalapeno pepper paste, vinegar, and various spices. It’s super popular for sauces, dips, and aiolis and goes with multiple ingredients that call for hot sauce. 

Aioli itself is typically a sauce found in the Mediterranean that combines olive oil and a variety of other blends to create a delicious dip or sauce that can be served with bread, fries, or even hamburgers. 
In this case, the spicy but sweet Sriracha blend with mayo is a delicious combination that gives you all the mouthwatering taste of many flavors without overheating. 

What spice level is Sriracha Aioli? 

Srirachas heat level is considered moderate, but it thins out the full spice level to more of a mild homemade aioli when you add it to mayo.

sriracha with mayo.
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Sriracha with Mayo (Aioli)


Prep Time 5 minutes
Sriracha Aioli Sauce – a combination of sriracha, mayo, garlic, and seasonings. Great for burgers, fish tacos, rice vegetables and so much more.

Equipment

  • citrus squeezer

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Real Mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Sriracha Hot Sauce
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  • Add mayonnaise, sriracha sauce, juice of 1 lime, and garlic powder to a bowl. 
  • Season with salt and pepper and whisk well until smooth. 
  • Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve

Notes

What is aioli used for? 
Add aioli to burgers, crab cakes, tacos, onion rings, french fries and vegetables, paninis, wraps, and more!
How to Drizzle Sriracha
To drizzle the top of the dipping sauce, I put about six drops of the Sriracha in a resealable sandwich bag and snipped the tip, and then I drizzled onto the top. 
EXPERT TIP
For a thin sauce, use 1/4th sriracha hot sauce; for a thicker dip, only use two tablespoons.

Nutrition

Serving: 2tbsp | Calories: 1560kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 168g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 100g | Monounsaturated Fat: 38g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 3011mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 276IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg

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