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Chipotle Mayonnaise
creamy and smoky

Imagine one of the most universal salsas that exist, the mayonnaise, with the spicy and smoky touch of the chipotle pepper . It sounds delicious doesn’t it?

Well this combination is very tasty because it has the softness, the creaminess and the density of the mayonnaise with the spicy and smoky delicate flavor of the chipotle.
It really is an exquisiteness!

The best thing about this recipe is that you will have enough occasions to taste the chipotle mayonnaise. Of course that it will accompany in a perfect way some tasty breaded shrimps, a grilled fish ... but it will also be the ideal salsa to put to your favorite sandwiches and tortas. And it can also be put to all what we know that has mayonnaise like french fries, hot dogs, hamburgers, etc.

About the Recipe

  • This recipe is easy to make but you have to follow the steps carefully so your mayonnaise will be a success.
  • To make the mayonnaise eggs are used and it is very important that they are not cold so the ingredients integrate. Take them out from the fridge 15 minutes before starting to prepare the recipe.
  • The chipotle peppers have to be in adobo and they can be bought canned or you can prepare them yourself.
  • The mayonnaise is also made with mustard and a regular mustard can be used or one that is a little stronger – the one that you prefer.
  • The recipe will be ready in .
  • Yields 1 cup.


  • 2 Chipotle Peppers in Adobo (.7 oz)
  • 2 Eggs (4.9 oz)
  • 1 Lime (1 oz)
  • 2 garlic Cloves (.2 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons of Mustard
  • 1 cup of Olive Oil (8.4 fl oz)
  • 1 tablespoon of White Vinegar
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tablespoon of Salt

  • Cookware

  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Cutting Board
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Lime Squeezer (optional)

  • Directions

    1. Incorporate in a blender:
    • 2 Chipotle Peppers in Adobo.
    • 2 Eggs.
    • 2 garlic Cloves.
    • 2 tablespoons of Mustard.
    • 1/4 tablespoon of Salt

    1. Blend very well the ingredients.
    2. Set the blender to medium power and pour 1 cup of olive oil in the form of a thread. Upon completion turn off the blender.

    It is vey important to add slowly the olive oil if not the mayonnaise breaks and it becomes a mess.

    In case that the mayonnaise breaks (the ingredients don’t integrate) don’t worry there is a solution. Transfer the mayonnaise to a glass and pour 3 tablespoons of hot water in the blender. Set the blender to low power and pour the mayonnaise in the form of a thread.

    1. Add in the blender:
    • The juice of 1 Lime.
    • 1 tablespoon of White Vinegar.
    • Pepper to taste.

    1. Blend very well the ingredients.

    Creamy and Spicy

    Chipotle Mayonnaise with a sandwich

    Tip: This mayonnaise will last from 4 to 5 days in the refrigerator.

    Variation: Other salsa that combines in an excellent way with the chipotle pepper is the ketchup.

    Did you like the Mayonnaise?

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    Flour Tortillas
    Black Bean Dip
    Shrimps to the Vinaigrette
    Mexican Style Eggs
    Cucumber Yogurt Salad

    Additional Info

    These are the chipotle peppers in adobo that can be bought to make the mayonnaise. The adobo of the “La Costena Chipotle Peppers" is delicious.

    Put your chipotle mayonnaise in these bottles so it will be very easy to serve.

    This mustard is delicious, it has a strong flavor and it will give a very interesting flavor to your recipe.

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