Chipotle Mayonnaise

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Recipe: #36396

January 31, 2021

"This mayonnaise is wonderful and so versatile. It can be used on sandwiches, a spread, or a dip for french fries. And even's super simple."

Original is 3/4 c servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (68.7 g)
  • Calories 134.5
  • Total Fat - 9.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 12.6 mg
  • Sodium - 823.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.6 g
  • Sugars - 2.5 g
  • Protein - 1.1 g
  • Calcium - 11.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 12.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Place all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend on high until smooth, about 30 seconds.

Step 2

Transfer to a clean container and refrigerate until ready to use or serve.

Step 3

Yield: about 3/4 cup


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Be sure to remove the seeds from the chipotle pepper before chopping, as they can be quite spicy.
  • For a milder flavor, use only 1 teaspoon of adobo sauce.

  • Substitute Greek yogurt for mayonnaise to reduce the fat content and add a hint of tanginess. This substitution will make the mayonnaise healthier and more flavorful.
  • Substitute jalapeño for chipotle pepper to add a milder flavor and less heat. This substitution will make the mayonnaise more accessible to those who don't like spicy food.

Lemon Chipotle Mayonnaise Follow the same instructions as the original recipe, but add 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon of lemon zest to the blender or food processor.

Grilled Shrimp Tacos - This dish is the perfect way to enjoy the Chipotle Mayonnaise. The smoky flavor of the mayonnaise pairs perfectly with the grilled shrimp and the other flavors of the taco. Plus, it's a quick and easy meal that's sure to please!

Mexican Street Corn Salad: This flavorful side dish is the perfect accompaniment to the Grilled Shrimp Tacos. The sweetness of the corn pairs nicely with the smoky mayonnaise, and the other ingredients give it a great texture and flavor. It's easy to make and a great way to add a healthy and delicious side dish to your meal.


Q: What is chipotle mayonnaise?

A: Chipotle mayonnaise is a flavorful condiment made with mayonnaise, chipotle pepper in adobo, adobo sauce, garlic, salt, and oregano. It can be used as a spread, dip, or condiment.

Q: How do you make chipotle mayonnaise?

A: To make chipotle mayonnaise, combine mayonnaise, chipotle pepper in adobo, adobo sauce, garlic, salt, and oregano in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.

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Fun facts:

Fun Fact 1: Chipotle peppers are a type of smoked jalapeno pepper, and were first used by the Aztecs in Mexico over 7,000 years ago.

Fun Fact 2: Chipotle Mayonnaise was made famous by celebrity chef Bobby Flay, who featured it as an ingredient in several of his dishes.