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Spicy mayo recipe

Spicy mayo recipe

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Mayonnaise, sriracha sauce and lime juice are all you need to make this spicy mayo that tastes great with fish cakes, barbecued prawns or homemade chips!

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IngredientsServes: 10

  • 240g mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha hot sauce
  • 1 lime, juiced

MethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5min

  1. Stir mayonnaise and sriracha hot sauce together in a bowl until the colour is consistent; add lime juice and stir.

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by Ms Jean

Delicious, zingy and with so few ingredients! I made 1/4 recipe and used it on a homemade chicken Bahn Mi burger (Vietnamese), and it went well with it. This is a very versatile sauce that would go good with crabcakes, fish tacos, as a sandwich spread, just about anything. Thanks for the easy and very tasty recipe!-30 May 2015

by bellepepper

Loved this with crab cakes! I made 1/4 of the recipe. I didn’t have lime juice so I used lemon, but just a little, probably less than a teaspoon. I find if I don't go easy on the lemon juice it becomes way too tart for me. I also added a tiny pinch of salt. The sriracha gives this just a little bit of heat, but not too much.-11 May 2015

How to Make Sriracha Mayo (5-minute Spicy Mayo Recipe)

Sriracha Mayo or Spicy Mayo as some may call it, is a simple 5-minute sauce made from mayonnaise and hot sauce. This creamy spicy mayo is a versatile spread, dip, sauce, and dressing. Find out how to make sriracha mayo!

If you ever wanted to make your own Sriracha Mayo to dip your fries in – look no further. This 5-minute Spicy Mayo recipe will fill that void in your culinary life.

Next time you make homemade Cajun fries or Sheet Pan Sausage and Peppers, you should try drizzling a little of this Sriracha Mayo on top. This spicy mayo brings all your favorite dishes up a notch. And the best part is that it literally takes under 5 minutes and with only two simple ingredients.

Spicy Mayo Sauce Recipe

Sriracha puts the heat in this speedy spicy mayo recipe you can add to sandwiches, Buddha bowls, burgers, and fries!

It takes just 4 ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your pantry or fridge!

Delicious condiments like this spicy sriracha mayo can only enhance a dish, and shouldn&rsquot take more than a couple minutes to mix up! Stick to this quick and easy recipe so you can spend more time dipping!

Here are the ingredients you&rsquoll need:

Looking for ideas you can pair this sauce with?

How To Make Spicy Mayo

It’s beyond easy to make this homemade spicy mayo recipe! Here’s how:

  • Mix spicy mayo base. Stir together mayo and sriracha, until smooth – these are the basic ingredients.
  • Add in optional add-ins if desired. There are several things you can add for more flavor if you like, including lime juice, toasted sesame oil, ground ginger, and garlic powder. Add any or all of them!

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Spicy Mayo

This thought struck me. I had never thought about this before. For the next holiday, I made myself a present. I bought several prescription books only on the preparation of sauces.

A new world has opened up for me. Now I prepare sauces often and with great inspiration.

I start from the simplest when we use purchased ready-to-cook semi-finished products. And goes to the most complex when it can take several hours to cook.

Let&rsquos start with a simple but piquant Spicy Mayo.

As a connoisseur of sushi rolls, I immediately note that this sauce is necessary here. Spicy and slightly sweet sauce perfectly complements the taste of fish. Add it to your favorite sushi rolls and you will feel everything yourself.

What is spicy mayo made of?

Just three simple ingredients are part of spicy mayo. This is mayonnaise, hot sriracha sauce, and some sesame oil. Do not neglect sesame oil.

It does all the weather and saturates the whole spicy sauce with a deep aroma.

As for mayonnaise, I would recommend using Japanese. It is slightly sweeter and slightly thinner than a regular supermarket mayonnaise.

Although, the difference is difficult to notice if you do not use traditional and Japanese mayonnaise side by side.

What can you put spicy mayo on?

Sushi rolls are not the only area of application for our sauce. Try spicy mayo on:

Potato (fried, french Potato fries , baked, potato pancakes)

Snacks (egg rolls, chicken nuggets, mozzarella sticks)

Seafood (sushi-rolls, breaded shrimp, crab legs)

Salads (from potatoes, tuna or Cajun chicken )

Steamed vegetables ( Amish broccoli , asparagus)


&ndash Practice the basic recipe. As soon as you get a mixture that you think is perfect, start experimenting.

&ndash You can replace Sriracha sauce with any bottled hot sauce.

&ndash Try to combine with Mexican salsa or Tabasco sauce.

&ndash Add a spoonful of soy sauce or a spoonful of mustard.

&ndash Replace sesame oil with your favorite aromatic cooking oil.

&ndash Chop finely and add onion, garlic or chipotle to the sauce. Mix and let the sauce brew in the refrigerator for several hours, so that the flavors are well combined and mixed.

&ndash Add freshly squeezed lime or lemon juice to add acidity.

How long does homemade spicy mayo last?

The finished product is well stored in the refrigerator for a week. If you are not going to use it at once a lot, then halve the number of ingredients. Great if you&rsquore running out of a bottle of Sriracha.

Prepare the sauce, wash, and dry the bottle thoroughly. Then put the finished sauce in a bottle. Thus, its use will be very convenient.


Spicy Mayo does a great job with sushi rolls, but I also like adding it to sandwiches like Reuben bake , toasts, and even salads. Use the sauce to dip french fries or baked vegetables. Put it on chicken or grilled fish.

Serve the boiled eggs with spicy mayo on top. And don&rsquot forget about Mexican cuisine. Tacos De Suadero , burritos, quesadillas, and fajitas will have a new taste with this sauce.

Make Your Own Sriracha Mayo

Asian in origin, Sriracha sauce has become pretty mainstream in American cuisine in the last decade, and the combination of this condiment with mayonnaise is slowly sweeping the nation. It’s easy to see why: sriracha mayo is as versatile as it is delicious as a spread-on sauce (on hamburgers, for example), a dip (for anything from French fries to stuffed mushrooms), or a topping-style sauce for fish tacos or salmon patties.

Though you can readily purchase jars of spicy mayo at any supermarket nowadays, making your own has the advantage of allowing you to create your own signature mixture. Start out with the basic recipe below, then tweak it to taste and add any of the extra ingredients listed below that tickle your fancy. Don’t hesitate to substitute any bottled hot sauce for the Sriracha, whether it´s a Mexican variety, a Louisiana-style version, or another spicy Asian sauce.

Once you have a mixture that you consider perfect, you’ll even want to start using it in place of plain mayo to take your potato salad and deviled eggs to the next level. Be prepared, though you are going to start getting invited to a lot more potlucks and get-togethers once the word is out that you make this delicious condiment!

Alright, let’s make some spicy sushi sauce!

You will need:

  • 1 tbsp Mayonnaise (preferably Kewpie)
  • 1 tsp Sriracha sauce
  • -optional- 1 sesame oil
  • -optional- 1 tsp lemon juice

And… Stir

Stir in a small bowl to combine evenly. Make extra sure the hot Sriracha sauce is evenly spread. If not used immediately, store in your refrigerator. The recipe described above has mild spiciness in mind. Make sure you experiment with different ratios of mayo and chilli to accommodate your personal hot sauce requirements.

Usage tip

Once combined, use a spoon to load the newly made hot sauce into a squeeze bottle. If you don’t have one, or if making a small amount, you could also use a snack baggy, and pinch a tiny hole in the bottom. In order to use the sauce, simply squeeze the baggy to let the sauce leave a trail of hotness along the roll.

Not just for sushi

Spicy mayo is good company for any dish from salad to steak, but most known for its true companionship with sushi. If you are looking for a good spicy tuna roll recipe, head your click right here.

And here’s a bonus for all the chilli fans out there, how they really make Sriracha sauce? Enjoy.


What I love about this recipe is the fact that you can use whatever you have in your kitchen. I added lots of veggies that made this salad super nutritious.

  • Lettuce – Boston lettuces, romaine lettuces, kale, spinach or arugula (whatever is your jam)
  • Cucumber
  • Cherry tomatoes or any other kind of tomatoes you prefer.
  • Red onions
  • Baked chicken breast
  • Boiled egg , hot sauce and lime juice for the sauce (Yum. )