Aioli is the perfect accompaniment to any occasion. It can be used as a dip, in sandwiches, or added on top of your meal for extra flavor.
It is an extremely popular sauce that you can easily make at home. Used to store-bought aioli? Not anymore!
Here are 15 of the most amazing spicy aioli sauce recipes that you can make at home. These recipes are packed full of flavor and spice to add an extra kick to your food.
If aioli wasn’t your favorite sauce, it certainly will be now!
A lot of people put off making their sauces at home as they can buy them in the stores, but a fresh, homemade sauce is better tasting than any store-bought one.
These recipes are easy to follow and will allow you to fall in love with cooking like never before.
Find spicy aioli recipes below!
This first recipe for chipotle lime aioli is the perfect combination of spicy and tangy! All you need to do is combine mayonnaise, chipotle peppers, salt, pepper, tabasco sauce into a blender.
Add lime juice into the blender and some lime zest to enhance the lime flavor in the sauce. Blend the ingredients until they form a smooth sauce.
Transfer the sauce into a small bowl to be used as a dip for chips, veggies, or fries!
This recipe for avocado and garlic aioli is the perfect side to make for those who don’t own a blender.
Firstly, smash the avocado until it is smooth and then add the mayonnaise, garlic powder, lemon juice, and some finely chopped chilies.
Once you have combined all of the ingredients, season the sauce with salt and red pepper flakes and mix well.
Add the avocado garlic aioli into a dish and use it to top burgers, wraps, or salads.
To make sriracha aioli, blend the egg yolk, sriracha, and grated garlic in a bowl.
Once you have blended the ingredients, add the avocado oil and the olive oil and continue to blend the mixture well.
Continue to blend the sauce until it thickens and add in cayenne pepper, salt, pepper, mustard, and lemon juice. Stir the ingredients well.
Add the aioli on sandwiches to give them a spicy kick or use as a dip for chips.
4. Sambal Aioli
For this sambal aioli, you will need to make sambal oelek. Blend garlic, ginger, lemongrass, chilies, and vinegar, and simmer the mixture to thicken. Add sugar, lime zest, salt, and leave to cool.
To make the sambal aioli, add the sambal aioli, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, lime zest, and lime juice to a bowl. Mix the ingredients to form the aioli.
Add the sambal aioli to a bowl to serve as a dip. You can also store the sambal aioli in a fridge.
To make the spicy garlic and rosemary aioli, you will need to add dijon mustard, lemon juice, egg yolks, lemon zest, rosemary, garlic, salt, pepper, and tabasco to a food processor and blend to combine.
While the food processor is combining the mixture, add the oil until the mixture reaches a thick consistency.
Once the mixture is blended to the perfect consistency, transfer the aioli to a serving bowl. Enjoy dipping veggies or fries into the sauce!
To make horseradish aioli, you will need to combine horseradish sauce, garlic, lemon juice, mayonnaise, and salt in a mixing bowl and stir the ingredients well to combine them into a smooth sauce.
Once you have combined the mixture to your desired texture, chill it for 30 minutes before serving it.
Transfer the aioli to a small bowl ready to serve!
This recipe for spicy chili aioli is perfect for those who love spice! Mix mayonnaise and lemon juice with a whisk until they are fully combined.
Then add chili paste or chili oil and garlic to the mixture and whisk until smooth. Add as much chili oil or chili paste as you like!
Serve the aioli in a small ramekin and add cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes on top.
To make smoked paprika aioli, prepare your food processor. Add egg yolks, garlic, salt, water, lemon juice, and smoked paprika to the food processor and begin to blend the ingredients.
As the mixture is blending, gradually add vegetable oil to the mixture and continue to blend until it has reached the desired consistency.
Once you are happy with the consistency, serve the aioli in a ramekin ready to eat!
This jalapeño and pineapple aioli is the perfect sauce for those who can’t decide between spicy and sweet!
To make the aioli, add the jalapeño, pineapple juice, lime juice, lime zest, mayonnaise, onion, garlic, cilantro, salt, and red pepper flakes to a blender.
Blend the ingredients until they reach a smooth consistency. Add some more pineapple juice to make the consistency thinner if you wish, and add as much jalapeñpo as you like!
Serve in a small bowl ready to add spice and flavor to your dishes!
To make the spicy red pepper aioli, add roasted red peppers, tabasco sauce, black pepper, garlic, and mayonnaise to a blender or food processor ready to blend to a smooth consistency.
Gradually add olive oil to the mixture while it is blending until you reach your desired consistency. The more oil you add, the thinner the aioli.
Once blended, you can serve the aioli straight away to be used to flavor dishes!
This spicy lemon aioli has a spicy kick to it along with a lot of freshness from the lemon.
To make the aioli, add egg yolk, dijon mustard, fresh lemon juice, salt, and garlic to a blender or a food processor.
Blend the ingredients and add olive oil to achieve the perfect consistency. Add lemon zest for extra freshness!
Serve the aioli in a small bowl ready to serve as a side or over a salad for a fresh burst of flavor!
This roasted garlic aioli is fresh and packed full of garlic, but you can also add spice to this aioli to make it full of flavor!
Add mayonnaise, lemon juice, lemon zest, roasted garlic, and finely chopped chilies to a blender.
Blend the ingredients to form the perfect aioli consistency. You can even use chili oil or chili paste to add extra spice.
Serve with a barbeque or as a dip!
This lemon and dill aioli is perfect for dipping for freshness with a hint of spice. Add mayonnaise, lemon juice, lemon zest, dijon mustard, dill, white wine, garlic, salt, and pepper into a blender and blend well.
Make sure that you blend until you reach your desired aioli consistency. You can use extra lemon juice instead of white wine if you prefer.
Serve fresh with lots of snacks to dip into the sauce!
To make this vegan cashew sriracha aioli, you will need to add cashews, chili sriracha, nutritional yeast, lemon, garlic, and water to a food processor and start to blend the ingredients.
Continue to blend the mixture and add more water to reach your preferred consistency. Add more chili sriracha if you want more spice!
Serve the aioli straight away and store it in the fridge if there’s some leftover!
This spiced garlic aioli is packed full of fresh and spicy flavors that can accompany any dish.
Add mayonnaise, roasted garlic, parsley, chives, balsamic vinegar, Tabasco, white pepper, and salt to a food processor and blend the ingredients.
Blend the ingredients and add some olive oil if the consistency is too thick. Gradually add the oil to make sure you don’t make the aioli too thin.
Serve fresh or store in the fridge in an airtight container.
To conclude, there are lots of different recipes for making spicy aioli! If you don’t have a food processor or a blender, you can make the aioli by whisking the ingredients, but you achieve a smoother consistency by using a blender.
You can add spice to most aioli recipes as long as you are happy with the spice level!
You can add spice in the form of finely chopped chilies, chili oil, chili paste, dijon mustard, cayenne pepper, or paprika, the choice is yours.
Aioli is not only easy to make, but it is very delicious and can be served on any occasion to accompany a meal or to be used as a dip.
If you are a fan of spice, you can add as much or as little as you like. The beauty of making aioli at home is that you can make it taste exactly how spicy you want!