How to Make Chipotle Mayo for Burgers

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To make chipotle mayo for burgers, you’ll need a couple of spices, a lime, mayo, and a can of chipotles in adobo sauce.

Depending on how thick you want your sauce, and the tangy taste of lime juice, only add the lime juice sparingly until you’re happy with the consistency and taste.

Chipotle mayo is a great addition to your homemade burgers. You can add complimenting flavors to your burger, along with your chipotle mayo.

  • cilantro
  • jack cheese
  • fresh red onions
  • avocado
  • cheddar cheese
  • tomatoes
  • lettuce
  • pineapple slices

To use your chipotle mayo on your burger, add it to where you would normally place your regular mayonnaise. Typically the chipotle mayonnaise would be placed on the bun, and then a layer of lettuce overtop. Your burger and the rest of the condiments would follow after to create your chipotle mayo burger.

How to Make Chipotle Mayo for Burgers

Chipotle mayo, is it spicy?

Chipotle mayo is quite spicy. You’ll only really notice the spice after eating a few bites of it; the spice won’t start immediately. Chipotle mayo is a medium spice. You can add more spice to your chipotle mayo by either adding more chipotle peppers to your mayo, or add some of the adobo sauce. Add them sparingly to not overdo the spice for your chipotle mayo.

Chipotle mayo, is it spicy?

Chipotle mayo for sweet potato fries

Chipotle mayo for sweet potatoes fries is made by using a bit of lime juice, mayo, and a couple of chipotles in adobo sauce. Blend them all together and add spices as needed. You can add cumin, paprika, smoked paprika, salt and pepper to taste to your liking. Only add the chipotles one at a time until you get the spiciness you’re looking for in your chipotle mayo for your sweet potato fries. If you overdo the spice, it can be difficult to calm the spice. Add a bit more mayo to tone down the flavor if necessary.

Chipotle mayo for sweet potato fries

How to use chipotle mayo dip

Chipotle mayo dip can be used for a number of foods including:

You can spread chipotle mayo dip on sandwiches, wraps, and burgers. To use chipotle mayo dip on tacos, use a spoon to layer the sauce on the top of the taco. Alternatively, you can use chipotle mayo dip for dipping sauce for sweet potato fries.

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How to Make Chipotle Mayo for Burgers

Step by Step Guide How to Make Chipotle Mayo for Burgers
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course condiment
Servings 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 1-2 tbsp lime juice to taste
  • pinch salt
  • pinch pepper
  • pinch cumin
  • pinch paprika


  • Add all of your ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. The chipotles need to be completely emulsified to give off their spicy flavor and to make the sauce completely smooth.
  • Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 5 days.
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