Aug 3, 2011

Recipe for: Chipotle Aioli

FROM THE KITCHEN OF: Bon Appétit
TOTAL TIME: 10 min
MAKES:
1 cup

As promised, here is a wonderful and versatile sauce/aioli that pairs perfectly with my fried green tomatoes that I showcased yesterday on Pretty Tasty Things. This aioli can be served with a number of other dishes such as crab cakes, fish tacos, chicken, BLT sandwiches, pretty much anything. It can even be modified in a number of ways and altered to your tastebuds. It’s pretty perfect though without having to be overly spicy. It’s simple to make and can be done a day in advance so the flavors can marry in the fridge. I’m really happy I stumbled upon this recipe and I’m even more happy I can share it with you!

INGREDIENTS:
1 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons finely chopped chives
2 minced garlic cloves
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
Salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS:
1. Prep all the ingredients. Chop the chives, mince the garlic cloves and squeeze the lime.

2. Combine ingredients. After all the ingredients are prepped, place everything into a bowl.

3. Mix ingredients together. Stir all the ingredients in the bowl until nicely combined. Cover and chill in refrigerator until ready to serve. I used little individual condiment serving cups. These stainless steel ones are from Crate and Barrel and are only $.95 each.

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9 Comments

  • Can I put this on my cereal?

    • Isabel

      Um, if you want!

  • I was wondering where you found the little condiment cups when I was looking at the photos yesterday. For about 2 seconds I thought you may have pilfered them from a restaurant haha – I might have to head over to Crate and Barrel for some of those!

    • Isabel

      LOL! Me, steal? Never! I actually registered them for our wedding! Not only they were cheap, but they were free for me :) I love them. They’re just too cute and keeps the sauce away from the food. It was a great find!

  • I’m with Jared!

    • Isabel

      If you like some kick in your cereal, by all means! :)

  • This is great! Very good on samon, and also on grilled eggplant.

    • Isabel

      Oh I didn’t think about salmon and eggplant! Great suggestion!

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