A good recipe for chipotle mayonnaise calls for 1 cup of mayonnaise, 2 to 3 tablespoons of canned minced chipotles in adobo sauce, 1 tablespoon of adobo sauce, and 1 tablespoon of lime juice. Mix these ingredients together, and season with some coarse salt.
Another well-reviewed recipe for chipotle mayonnaise requires 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, two chipotle chilies in adobo sauce, and 1 tablespoon of adobo sauce. The only preparation needed is to blend the ingredients together in a food processor until the mixture is smooth.
A different recipe suggests adding 1/4 cup of sour cream to the mixture, in combination with 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons of lime juice, and two chipotle chilies in adobo sauce. This recipe calls for the ingredients to be combined in a blender until the mixture is smooth, then transferred into a covered airtight container and placed in the fridge for storage.
Finally, another recipe suggests the use of 1/4 teaspoon of lime zest, as well as 1 tablespoon of chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, 1 teaspoon of fresh lime juice, and 1/2 cup of mayonnaise. These ingredients should all be stirred together, then covered and stored in the fridge until serving.