2 minutes and five ingredients are all it takes to make our delicious and easy sriracha aioli sauce! This spicy sauce is a great dipping sauce; if you like it hot, then you will love it! When we have unexpected guests, we’ll always quickly make this up, using store cupboard ingredients; it’s on the table in minutes.
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Why you’ll love our spicy sriracha aioli recipe
- It’s one of the easiest dipping sauces you’ll ever make.
- Dip your fries in it, veggie sticks, spread it on burgers, on salads, or put it in a sandwich, you do you!
- Better than Wendy’s or Subways, this is cost-effective and delicious!
- All 5 of the ingredients are 100% vegetarian.
Super easy to make in 2 minutes, this will transform a lunchtime sandwich or salad, you wouldn’t believe how full of flavor this versatile sauce is!
What ingredients do I need?
You’ll need all the ingredients in the photograph to make this fresh-tasting spicy sauce.
How to make sriracha aioli from scratch with step-by-step instructions
Our creamy sriracha aioli recipe is easy if you follow our simple instructions.
A full printable recipe and the measurements in both US customary and metric are available in the recipe card below.
In a small bowl, add mayonnaise, sriracha sauce, lime juice, minced or finely grated garlic, and kosher salt.
Mix them together and either serve immediately, leave them at room temperature for 30 minutes to let the spicy flavors marinate, or store them in the fridge.
It is that easy!
We hope you enjoy making and eating our sriracha aioli sauce recipe and would love to hear how you got on with making it.
Please leave a comment below, and feel free to ask any questions you may have.
Recipe notes and pro tips
- Out of fresh garlic?
If you don’t have fresh garlic, then use garlic powder instead.
- Substitute the lime juice
If you’re not a fan of lime juice, then use lemon juice to gain that citrus flavor.
What does aioli mean?
Aioli means garlic oil and originates from Spain.
Extra virgin olive oil will traditionally be used in an aioli.
But we haven’t used olive oil in this spicy hot sauce recipe.
What is sriracha sauce?
Originating from Thailand, sriracha is a hot and spicy sauce generally used as a dipping sauce or served with seafood.
Sriracha chili sauce is made from a pasted of chilies, vinegar, garlic, sugar, and sauce.
It certainly gives a spicy kick, so add a little at a time and keep tasting until you get the spicy heat you are comfortable with.
Which sriracha sauce should I choose?
If you’re buying your sriracha sauce, you may find that your grocery store has many different types.
We buy the flying goose brand, we love it, and first tasted it in Thailand, so we go with what we love.
Our store had sriracha hot chili sauce, sriracha green chili sauce, sriracha super hot sauce, sriracha yellow chili sauce, sriracha sweet chili sauce, and sriracha black chili sauce.
So, which one should you buy?
We like our sriracha aioli HOT, so we chose sriracha super hot chili sauce.
The good news is that the sriracha hot sauce and the super hot sauce are vegan and gluten-free.
But if you don’t like intense heat, we recommend choosing sriracha hot chili sauce and cautiously adding the quantities.
Mix and taste often until you get the perfect consistency for YOU.
Is this just sriracha mayo?
No, it’s not.
We include three additional ingredients that make all of the difference.
They give subtle depth to this simple spicy aioli.
Garlic, freshly squeezed lime juice, and kosher salt all work their magic in this sauce recipe.
Is sriracha aioli spicy?
Yes, it is.
Sriracha hot sauce is made from chili peppers, so our sriracha aioli is naturally spicy.
But as we combine it with mayonnaise, its heat is lessened.
If you prefer a milder sauce, then use less sriracha.
Needless to say, if you like it HOT, then add more sriracha sauce!
Notch up the flavor
We’ve used store-bought mayonnaise in our homemade aioli as we want it to be quick and easy to make.
But if you use homemade mayo, this will add a wonderful flavor dimension to your spicy aioli.
Make it vegan
If you have a vegan guest visiting, it’s easy to make a vegan sriracha aioli.
Replace regular mayonnaise with vegan mayo, as this is the only ingredient unsuitable for vegans.
What do I serve this spicy dipping sauce with?
This Sriracha aioli recipe is a tasty and versatile condiment and dipping sauce; we love putting a large dollop of it on our veggie burger, on a veggie hot dog, in a sandwich, or on a potato pattie.
We’ll dip our potato chips, zucchini fries, sweetcorn fritters, or zucchini fritters in it.
We’ve even been known to dip our Indian spiced aloo bonda, cheesy carrots, and leftover roasted potatoes.
That’s great about this spicy aioli; you can do whatever you want with it.
There are no hard and fast rules.
How do I store it?
Keep your sriracha aioli sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
More easy sauce recipes and dressings for you to try
If you like our sriracha aioli recipe, why not look at these delicious dips and sauce recipes?
- Garlic aioli recipe
- Blue cheese dressing
- Chipotle aioli
- Ranch dressing
- Taco dip With cream cheese
Sriracha aioli recipe
- 1 cup Mayonnaise
- 2 tbsp Sriracha chili sauce
- 2 tbsp Lime juice squeezed
- 1 clove Garlic minced
- pinch Kosher salt
- In a small bowl, add mayonnaise, sriracha sauce, lime juice, minced garlic, and kosher salt. Mix them together and either serve immediately, leave it at room temperature for 30 minutes to let the spicy flavors marinate or store in the fridge. It really is that easy! Enjoy!1 cup Mayonnaise, 2 tbsp Sriracha chili sauce, 2 tbsp Lime juice, 1 clove Garlic, pinch Kosher salt
Please note that nutrient values are estimates only. Variations can occur due to product availability and manner of food preparation. Nutrition may vary based on methods of origin, preparation, freshness of ingredients, and other factors.
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