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Spicy Mayo is the perfect condiment for things like my Philly cheesesteak pockets, low-carb chicken tenders, burgers, and roasted vegetables. Even though you can buy it at the store, it tastes much better when you make it at home. Use this easy & cheap recipe to make sriracha mayo that is tailored to your preferences. Plus, get tips for tasty variations like making it with roasted garlic or truffle hot sauce!
Why Make This
- Easy & cheap: most people keep sriracha and mayonnaise stocked in the refrigerator, so you can skip the cost of buying it pre-made, by just using what you have on hand
- Spice Level to Taste: I’m not a fan of pre-made sriracha mayo because it usually isn’t spicy enough. By making it at home, you get to make it to your personal taste
For the most basic recipe, you’ll need these three ingredients. But, you can see the tips section for spicy mayo variations.
This recipe works best with a thick hot sauce similar to the consistency of sriracha.
How to Make Sriracha Mayo
Simply add the ingredients to a small bowl and whisk.
Top Tips & FAQs
- Store in the refrigerator: I tend to use this within a week, but you can likely store it longer in a sealed jar or other air-tight container
- Adjust the sriracha to suit your tastes: I recommend starting with half the sriracha required in the recipe and adding more to suit your personal preferences.
- Lemon Juice Optional: You can add in lemon juice for a bit of extra tangy flavor. However, you can skip it if you don’t have any or are satisfied with just the basics (thick hot sauce and mayo).
Best Ratio of Sriracha to Mayo
This depends on your personal preferences. But, I recommend:
For Milder Heat: Use a 2:1 ratio of mayo to sriracha (or another spicy substitute like the one below). This means that if you use two tablespoons of mayonnaise, then use one tablespoon of sriracha.
For Spicer Heat: Use a 1:1 ratio of mayo to sriracha (or another spicy substitute like the one below). This means that if you use two tablespoons of mayonnaise, then use two tablespoons of sriracha.
Spicy Mayo Variations
- Truffle Hot Sauce: instead of sriracha, I also enjoy this recipe with truffle hot sauce. It has the same consistency as sriracha so you can easily substitute it.
- Roasted Garlic: you can also adjust this recipe by adding a few cloves of roasted garlic. I make my roasted garlic in an air fryer, but you could roast it in the oven too. Blend the cloves in the sauce.
Recipes to Enjoy with Homemade Sriracha Mayo
- Air Fryer Vegetables: some of my favorites for spicy mayo are air fryer radishes and air fryer brussel sprouts
- Keto Chicken Tenders: I paired this with a low-carb roll to make a copycat Spicy Chicken Sandwich
- Philly Cheesesteak Pockets or Keto Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers
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Spicy Sriracha Mayo Recipe
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- 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup Sriracha Sauce, or Truffle Hot Sauce
- 1 tbsp Lemon Juice, optional
- Add all of the ingredients to a small mixing bowl
- Whisk until all of the ingredients are incorporated
- Store in a glass jar or other airtight container
The nutrition facts come from entering the recipe ingredients into Spoonacular API, a database of food ingredients. They may vary for any recipe based on the exact product used. The keto sweeteners I use have 0g net carbs & are not included because sugar alcohols do not impact most people. This is provided as a courtesy, but you can do your own calculations if you wish!
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