This Spicy Mayo recipe is about to become the new favorite condiment in your refrigerator door. It’s an incredibly easy sauce to whip up with 5 ingredients and tastes amazing on fries, burgers, tacos, veggies, and chips.
This creamy, tangy Spicy Mayo sauce is the perfect condiment for almost everything. It comes together with 5 simple ingredients, so it’s super easy to stir together whenever you need to add a little zing to your dish.
It starts with a creamy mayo base amped up with a kick of spicy sriracha, smoky taco seasoning, sweet BBQ sauce, and a splash of fresh lime juice.
Chipotle mayo is a delicious sandwich spread, fry sauce, and a great alternative to typical mayo, ketchup, or barbecue sauce.
Once you try it, it will become your new favorite dipping sauce for everything.
You’re going to love it
Easy recipe with 5 simple ingredients you can find in any grocery store
Versatile dip for chips, fries, onion rings, veggies, and sushi
Delicious spread for sandwiches, burgers, and tacos
Customize the spice level — make it extra spicy or add your favorite flavors to it
Make this a vegan sriracha mayo sauce recipe by substituting vegan mayo from the grocery store.
Mayonnaise. Vegan mayo or regular mayo both work well in this recipe.
Taco seasoning. I use homemade taco seasoning, but the stuff from the store works, too.
BBQ sauce. A little BBQ sauce adds a touch of sweetness.
Sriracha sauce. One tablespoon of sriracha gives it a nice little spice kick, but you can dial it down for less heat or add more to take it to the next level of spicy.
Fresh lemon or lime juice. A touch of citrus brightens up this yummy sauce.
Vegan Sriracha Mayo
This homemade spicy mayo recipe tastes delicious with store-bought vegan mayonnaise.
This is sriracha mayo recipe is so easy to make, all you need is a bowl and a spoon or whisk to stir it all together.
Add all the ingredients to a small bowl and whisk or stir until completely combined. To make it a thinner consistency for drizzling, add a little water.
Serve with sandwiches, rice bowls, fries, chips, and raw or roasted veggies. We love it on these plant based Black Bean Burgers.
How to Store Vegan Sriracha Mayo
Store in an airtight container or mason jar in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
How to Make Homemade Taco Seasoning
If you don't have a packet of taco seasoning in your pantry, it's okay, you just might have all of the ingredients you need to make your own taco seasoning.
My recipe for mild taco seasoning is a blend of chili powder, cumin, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, oregano, black pepper, and salt. If you like spicy taco seasoning, add red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper until it's to your liking.
There are so many different ways to add your own flavor to this creamy spicy mayonnaise recipe.
Spicy Mayo for Sushi: Add a little bit of sesame oil, as in a few drops (a little goes a long way), and a dash of soy sauce.
Extra creamy: Replace ½ of the mayo with sour cream or Greek yogurt
Southwestern sauce: Add more smoky Southwestern flair with chopped chipotles and a little adobo sauce or some chipotle powder
Super spicy: Add more sriracha or add red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper
Make this sriracha mayo with vegan or non-vegan mayo.
Adjust the spice levels to your taste by adding more or less sriracha sauce.
To thin it out a little more for drizzling over sushi or rice bowls, add a little water.
This spicy mayo recipe is made from 5 simple ingredients: mayo (regular or vegan), sriracha sauce, taco seasoning, BBQ sauce, and lime juice.
Sandwiches and wraps
Sweet potato fries
Potato chips, tortilla chips
Raw or roasted veggies
On the Scoville heat unit scale, sriracha runs 1,000 to 2,500. To compare, Tabasco sauce is somewhere between 2,500 and 5,000 and habanero peppers are 350,000 or more.
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How to Make Spicy Mayo (Vegan)
- 1 cup vegan mayo (or regular mayo)
- 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce
- 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
- 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce
- 1-2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (or lemon juice)
- Add mayo, sriracha sauce, taco seasoning, and BBQ sauce to a small bowl. Whisk or stir in 1-2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice until completely combined and it reaches your desired consistency. To make it a thinner, drizzling consistency, add a little water.
- Store in an airtight container or mason jar in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.