Aioli

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  • Yield:  500 ml
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Allergens: Egg,

Garlic Aoli 

Ingredients 

  • 4 garlic confit cloves, or roasted garlic cloves
  • 4 free-range organic egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 400 ml (13½ fl oz./1 2/3 cups) light olive oil  (add extra if needed)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. To make your own aioli, place the garlic, egg yolks, mustard, vinegar and lemon juice in a food processor and process until combined. With the motor running, slowly pour in the oil in a thin stream and process until the aioli is thick and creamy, add extra olive oil if needed. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Leftover aioli can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 4–5 days.

 

Chipotle Aioli    

Ingredients 

(Makes 280ml)

  • 250 g aioli (see recipe)
  • 2 chipotles in adobo sauce – or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce

Method

  1. Blend all ingredients together using a hand-held blender, until smooth.
  2. Tip: Add more aioli if the flavor is too spicy for your liking, or add more chipotles if you prefer the aioli to be extra spicy.