To make chipotle mayo, you’ll need a couple of spices, a lime, mayo, and a can of chipotles in adobo sauce.
Depending on how thick you want your sauce, and the tangy taste of lime juice, only add the lime juice sparingly until you’re happy with the consistency and taste.
Chipotle mayo, is it spicy?
Chipotle mayo is quite spicy. You’ll only really notice the spice after eating a few bites of it; the spice won’t start immediately. Chipotle mayo is a medium spice. You can add more spice to your chipotle mayo by either adding more chipotle peppers to your mayo, or add some of the adobo sauce. Add them sparingly to not overdo the spice for your chipotle mayo.
Chipotle mayo for sweet potato fries
Chipotle mayo for sweet potatoes fries is made by using a bit of lime juice, mayo, and a couple of chipotles in adobo sauce. Blend them all together and add spices as needed. You can add cumin, paprika, smoked paprika, salt and pepper to taste to your liking. Only add the chipotles one at a time until you get the spiciness you’re looking for in your chipotle mayo for your sweet potato fries. If you overdo the spice, it can be difficult to calm the spice. Add a bit more mayo to tone down the flavor if necessary.
How to use chipotle mayo dip
Chipotle mayo dip can be used for a number of foods including:
- sweet potato fries
- turkey sandwich
- fried chicken sandwich
- veggie tacos with chipotle mayo
- chicken club with chipotle mayo
- BLT with fried egg and chipotle mayo
- bacon and turkey panini with chipotle mayo
- coconut shrimp with chipotle mayo
You can spread chipotle mayo dip on sandwiches, wraps, and burgers. To use chipotle mayo dip on tacos, use a spoon to layer the sauce on the top of the taco. Alternatively, you can use chipotle mayo dip for dipping sauce for sweet potato fries.
How to use chipotle mayo on burgers
Chipotle mayo is a great addition to your homemade burgers. You can add complimenting flavors to your burger, along with your chipotle mayo.
- jack cheese
- fresh red onions
- cheddar cheese
- pineapple slices
To use your chipotle mayo on your burger, add it to where you would normally place your regular mayonnaise. Typically the chipotle mayonnaise would be placed on the bun, and then a layer of lettuce overtop. Your burger and the rest of the condiments would follow after to create your chipotle mayo burger.
How to Make Chipotle Mayo
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 2 chipotles in adobo sauce
- 1-2 tbsp lime juice to taste
- pinch salt
- pinch pepper
- pinch cumin
- pinch paprika
- Add all of your ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. The chipotles need to be completely emulsified to give off their spicy flavor and to make the sauce completely smooth.
- Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 5 days.