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This spicy mayonnaise spiked with chopped jalapenos and hot sauce adds a smooth heat to seafood, sandwiches, chicken and more. Courtesy of The Calphalon Culinary Center.

Spiked Mayonnaise

  • Prep Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Appetizer
  • Serving Size: Yield 2 cups
Ingredient Description:
2 egg yolks
2 garlic cloves, pureed
1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
1/8 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. lemon juice 
3 oz. olive oil
2 oz. vegetable oil
2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp. hot sauce (optional)
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Combine yolks, garlic, vinegar, mustard and lemon juice in a bowl and whisk until foamy. In a steady stream, whisk in oils.
  2. Stir in cilantro, jalapeno, hot sauce and seasoning. Cover and chill until ready to use.
  3. Superb served as a small dollop on top of our Dixie Land Crab Cakes or on the side for dipping.