Spicy Mayo Recipe

You know what they say ... the secret is in the sauce. In this case, spicy mayo is the sauce in question. If you've never tried your hand at making spicy mayo before — we'll let you in on a little secret — it's really simple. All you need are 4, yes 4, ingredients and about 5 minutes of time, and voila, you'll have your own side of spicy mayo. Maybe you didn't realize that there's lime juice and sesame oil in the sauce, making this perhaps a little bit of a secret sauce. However, this side is great to pair with anything that you would add mayonnaise to, but with an extra kick.

Recipe developer Christina Musgrave came up with this delicious and versatile recipe that's great for spicy lovers and sushi lovers alike. "I love that this recipe is just 4 simple ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen," Musgrave raves. "I love making this for takeout sushi, or for sandwiches." Keep reading to find out how to make this spicy mayo recipe.

Gather the ingredients for this easy spicy mayo recipe

For this tasty sauce, you will only need to get 4 things from the store: mayonnaise, sriracha, lime juice, and sesame oil. Easy enough, right? Once you have those ingredients, you can whip up this spicy mayo recipe.

Whisk together the ingredients

Add the mayonnaise, sriracha, lime juice, and sesame oil to a medium-sized bowl. "If you like spice, you can add as much sriracha as you want," Musgrave suggests for spice lovers. Mix the contents of the bowl together using a whisk or spoon, until it's well- combined. Once thoroughly mixed, the spicy mayo be a nice, light-orange color.

Serve and enjoy, as desired

A lot of people love a side of spicy mayo to accompany french fries, while other people drizzle it over their sushi rolls. Enjoying it with some edamame, or even spread onto a sandwich is also great. "This can really go on anything — think of it as a condiment, and you can add it to anything," Musgrave notes. Another perk? "It keeps for 2 to 3 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator," Musgrave shares.

Spicy Mayo Recipe
5 from 21 ratings
This homemade spicy mayo recipe is delicious on almost everything, from sushi, to burgers, and french fries.
Prep Time
Cook Time
condiment in dish with sushi
Total time: 5 minutes
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl until combined.
  2. Serve with sushi, edamame, or on sandwiches.
Calories per Serving 105
Total Fat 11.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 5.6 mg
Total Carbohydrates 0.1 g
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
Total Sugars 0.1 g
Sodium 176.5 mg
Protein 0.0 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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