Chili Aioli

This is the perfect spice combination with aioli. It’s a little bit hot, gives a slight a kick and makes for an excellent sauce on sandwiches and burgers.

Chili aioli seen from the top served with bread

What is chili aioli?

Aioli means “garlic and oil”, and so as the name suggests, it is made from garlic, olive oil, salt, and eggs. It’s found in the Northwest Mediterranean cuisine and makes for a great dip for bread and fries, potatoes, and vegetables.

Chili aioli is aioli mixed with a little bit of spice, the cayenne pepper, as well as dijon mustard. The cayenne pepper gives this dip a beautiful color and a great kick.

Chili aioli has a strong taste of garlic with an undertone of spice running through with every bite. It’s a smooth sauce and packs a small punch.

How long can I store chili aioli in the fridge?

You can store chili aioli in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days.

How can I use chili aioli?

Chili aioli is definitely versatile! Here are some ways you can serve this beautiful sauce.
◦ Dip for bread or fries
◦ Sandwich or burger sauce
◦ Side sauce for veggies

If you like this recipe, check out our other aioli recipes

Chili aioli served with hot bread

In this recipe, we’re making a quicker version of aioli using mayonnaise, but you can also make aioli from scratch.

Chili Aioli

This is the perfect spice combination with aioli. It’s a little bit hot, gives slight a kick and makes for an excellent sauce on sandwiches and burgers.

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Cuisine
Mediterranean

Servings
4

Calories
383 kcal

Prep time
5 minutes

Cook time
0 minutes

Total time
5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 6 cloves minced garlic (or 6 teaspoons garlic paste)
  • ½ teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix thoroughly. Sprinkle a little bit of cayenne pepper on top of the sauce when serving as a dip for garnish.

Notes

  • To save time when making recipes that use lots of garlic, we recommend using garlic paste. One teaspoon of garlic paste is the equivalent of one clove of garlic.

Nutrition

  • Calories 383 kcal | 
  • Carbohydrates 2.2 g | 
  • Protein 0.8 g | 
  • Fat 41.2 g | 
  • Saturated fat 6.4 g | 
  • Cholesterol 23.1 mg | 
  • Sodium 366.3 mg | 
  • Fiber 0.2 g | 
  • Sugar 0.5 g |