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Sriracha Mayo

August 21, 2019 (Last Updated: August 22, 2019)

Sriracha Mayo couldn’t be easier to make! Here I’ll show you the secret ingredient that takes this homemade dip to new heights.

Sriracha Mayo Overhead shot with cut lime and wedges in the background

Homemade Sriracha Mayo

I can’t remember where I was when I first had sriracha mayo, but it was love at first bite. So smooth and creamy, yet nice and tangy. Ugh. So good. Making your own truly couldn’t be easier. Here’s what you’ll need:

Sriracha Mayo Ingredients

  • Mayo
  • Sriracha
  • Garlic Powder
  • Lime Juice
  • Salt

Yup, a good squeeze of lime juice makes so SO much difference. It just enhances that zingy taste and gives a fresh pop to the dip. 

Top Tip – Use full fat mayo and fresh lime juice for a fuller flavour. Using reduced fat mayo or bottled lime juice will alter the flavour considerably.

Sriracha Mayo next to baked potato wedges

Spicy Mayo

When it comes to how spicy this dip is, I actually like it on the creamier side of things. As such, I recommend starting with a ratio of 1 cup mayo : 2 tbsp Sriracha. A lot of similar recipes actually recommend a lot more sriracha, but personally I think slightly less allows you to appreciate the dip without having your socks blown off. However, do adjust accordingly.

I recommend using Flying Goose Sriracha Hot Sauce for the best flavour. I’ve tried different brands of sriracha and Flying Goose always seems to come on top. Whatever you do, don’t sub for ‘chilli sauce’ or ‘hot sauce’ or anything similar.

When it comes to serving sriracha mayo, the usual thing would be to opt for a bowl or small pot. But if you’re extra like me, just carve the centre out of a lime and pop it in there 🤣Perfect in a blooming onion!

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And there we have it! The perfect quick and easy homemade dip. To go alongside this gorgeous dip, before sure to check out some of these easy additions:

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Alright, let’s tuck into this sriracha mayo recipe shall we!?

Sriracha Mayo with potato wedges dipping in

How to make Sriracha Mayo (Full Recipe & Video)

Sriracha Lime Mayo next to baked potato wedges

Sriracha Mayo

Sriracha Mayo couldn't be easier to make! Here I'll show you the secret ingredient that takes this homemade dip to new heights.
5 from 8 votes
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Course: Appetizer / Dip
Cuisine: Original
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings (click & slide): 8
Calories: 94kcal
Cost per serving: 50p / 50c

Equipment:

  • Bowl
  • Spatula or Spoon

Ingredients (check list):

  • 1 cup / 230g Full Fat Mayo
  • 2 tbsp Sriracha (or to preference)
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Lime (or more to preference)
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl, taste testing to preference. Cover and store in the fridge until needed.
  • To serve in the skin of the lime, simply take a horizontal slice off, cut around the flesh with a knife and gut out with a spoon. 

Quick 1 min demo!

Notes:

a) Sriracha - I recommend buying Flying Goose. Don't sub for 'chilli sauce', 'hot sauce' or a cheaper brand of sriracha, it won't taste the same!
b) Spicy - Everyone's spice thresholds are different, but I think 2 tbsp sriracha makes a creamy dip without being too overpowering. However, do adjust accordingly. If you're not too good with spice start off with 1 tbsp.
c) Mayo - I recommend full fat mayo for this recipe. Go on, treat yourself.
d) Lime Juice - Always fresh! Bottled lime juice will alter the flavour considerably!

Nutrition:

Nutrition Facts
Sriracha Mayo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 94 Calories from Fat 93
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.3g16%
Saturated Fat 1.6g8%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.3g
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 88mg4%
Potassium 4mg0%
Carbohydrates 0.2g0%
Sugar 0.1g0%
Protein 0.1g0%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition is based on the absence of salt unless stated as a measurement in the ingredients. Cost is worked out based on ingredients bought from UK supermarkets, then divided by the number of servings. In both instances these values are just for guidance. Please check out my FAQ Page for more info.
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22 Comments

  • Reply
    Sharon
    August 22, 2019 at 11:47 pm

    5 stars
    I can see this going on EVERYTHING! Burgers, hot dogs, dipping waffle fries. So many possibilities!

  • Reply
    Annissa
    August 22, 2019 at 11:32 pm

    5 stars
    Okay, so this sauce has me drooling. I just keep thinking of all the things this would be amazing with. Perfect for crab cakes, to spice up a hamburger, or even spoon over a taco. What to spoon it over first!?

  • Reply
    Sara Welch
    August 22, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    5 stars
    What a smooth recipe with a kick! This will be great on my sandwich for lunch tomorrow! Yum!

  • Reply
    ali randall
    August 22, 2019 at 11:08 pm

    5 stars
    Lime juice is the ideal secret ingredient. It totally adds the best flavor. Love this dip on so many things. It’s perfect for game day!

  • Reply
    Beth
    August 22, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    5 stars
    This post is delicious! I’m wondering where it has been all my life – but glad I have it now!

  • Reply
    Veena Azmanov
    April 9, 2018 at 6:02 pm

    5 stars
    WOW…how deliciously does this look!!! This is really very tasty! Beautiful presentation! This is absolutely fantastic. One of my favs. Thanks for the great recipe!

    • Reply
      Chris
      April 9, 2018 at 6:38 pm

      Thanks so much Veena ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply
    Suzy
    April 9, 2018 at 5:19 pm

    What a great idea! Love the flavor combo

    • Reply
      Chris
      April 9, 2018 at 6:38 pm

      Thanks Suzy!!

  • Reply
    Debbye
    April 9, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    5 stars
    OMG, I can’t get over that onion flower! Beautiful! and the Sriacha looks fabulous! Will be pinning this for later during the week towards the weekend when I tend to cheat on my diet!

    • Reply
      Chris
      April 9, 2018 at 6:37 pm

      Yes, definitely a diet buster! But so worth it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply
    Elaine @ Dishes Delish
    April 9, 2018 at 4:52 pm

    5 stars
    Oh my word. I could totally see myself enjoying this delicious sriracha lime mayo. I want to dip one of your fat potatoes in it and eat it!! Now I definitely have to make your recipe as well as some potatoes!

    • Reply
      Chris
      April 9, 2018 at 6:36 pm

      Thanks, Elaine! It’s all about the potato and sriracha mayo! So addictive!!

  • Reply
    Kate
    April 9, 2018 at 4:41 pm

    Oh my gosh, what a delicious flavor combo! I love all of these things…especially with fresh fries. Yum!

    • Reply
      Chris
      April 9, 2018 at 6:33 pm

      SO good with fresh fries!!

  • Reply
    sue | theviewfromgreatisland
    April 9, 2018 at 4:14 pm

    omg this is the perfect dressing for the loaded wedge salads that I just posted ~ we need get those two recipes together!!

    • Reply
      Chris
      April 9, 2018 at 6:33 pm

      I just checked, you’re so right!!!

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