Classic aoili sauce ingredients include 3 egg yolks, 1 pint extra virgin olive oil, 8 garlic cloves, 2 or 3 teaspoons lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon kosher salt. Aoili sauce is a condiment similar in texture and appearance to mayonnaise, but it is spicier in flavor.Continue Reading
To make aoili sauce, warm the to room temperature. Combine the garlic cloves and salt in a glass bowl and mash into a paste. Whisk in the egg yolks, mixing until smooth. Gradually drizzle the olive oil into the mixture, emulsifying the mixture using a blender at high speed. Avoid adding olive oil too quickly to ensure the mixture maintains its texture. Once the mixture thickens, add a bit of the lemon juice, and continue blending. Mix in the remaining lemon juice to achieve the desired final consistency.
Make chipotle aoili by combining 1 cup mayonnaise with 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives, 2 cloves minced garlic, 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice and 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder. Mix the ingredients thoroughly and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Sun-dried tomato aoili sauce makes a nice spread for sandwiches or vegetable dishes. To make this recipe, combine 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, 1 crushed garlic clove and a pinch of cayenne pepper in a food processor. Pulse until ingredients form a puree. Add in 1/2 cup mayonnaise, and pulse until just blended.Learn more about Cooking