This ancho aioli sauce is delicious with shrimp or fries or on grilled meat and burgers. It has the unmistakable, deep, earthy flavor that is unique to ancho chili along with a little bit of tartness from rice vinegar.
For more spiced aiolis, also check out this paprika aioli, this ginger Sriracha aioli and this bbq aioli!
This aioli is made with rice vinegar instead of lemon juice (the more common acidic aioli ingredient). The vinegar adds tartness without the harsh and intense flavor of lemon and works great with the ancho chili flavor. (For another vinegar aioli, also check out this chimichurri aioli!)
INGREDIENT NOTE: Ancho chili powder is dried and ground poblano peppers. For more recipes that use ancho chili, also check out this paprika ancho dry rub and this ancho espresso spice rub!
How to make it:
Step 1. Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl.
Step 2. Whisk until smooth.
How to use it:
This aioli makes a great dipping sauce for fries or shrimp. You can also spread it on chicken or beef burgers or serve it with grilled meat or seafood.
How to store it:
Store the aioli in an airtight container in the fridge.
How spicy is this aioli?
This aioli is mildly spicy from the ancho chili powder.
More delicious aioli recipes:
- Chili Garlic Aioli for Sweet Potato Fries5 Minutes
- Dill Aioli10 Minutes
- Rosemary Aioli with Crumbled Bacon15 Minutes
- Chili Lime Aioli5 Minutes
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Full Printable Recipe
- measuring cups and spoons
- knife and cutting board OR garlic press
- ¼ cup mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
- 2 small garlic cloves, peeled and minced or pressed through a garlic press
- ¼ teaspoon unseasoned rice vinegar
- Add all ingredients to a bowl and whisk until well combined.
Nutrition Information (Estimated):
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