Cilantro-Lime Mayonnaise Cilantro-Lime Mayonnaise

Photography by James Tse

Fresh chilies vary in potency, so add a little at a time. Serve this mayo with chicken or fish tacos.

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Total time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove finely grated or pressed
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced seeded red finger chili pepper (approx)

Method

In small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, cilantro, garlic, lime zest, lime juice and chili pepper, adding up to 2 tsp more chili pepper to taste, if desired. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Makes about 3/4 cup.

Nutritional facts per tbsp: about

  • Sodium 70 mg
  • Calories 89.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Potassium 13 mg
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
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Cilantro-Lime Mayonnaise

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