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Spicy Mayonnaise

  • Yield: 1 1/4 cups


  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sambal oelek
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • In a food processor or blender, blend egg, lemon juice, and sambal oelek for 10 seconds. With the processor running, slowly pour in oil through the feed tube in a slow and steady stream until thoroughly incorporated and mixture is emulsified. Add salt and pepper and pulse once or twice to blend.
  • Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before using. Best if used within 24 hours.