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Cilantro aioli - Mayonesa de cilantro

Cilantro mayonnaise or aioli {Mayonesa de cilantro}

Recipe for cilantro aioli {Mayonesa de cilantro} style mayonnaise sauce made with egg, oil, fresh cilantro, lime and garlic.
Course Condiments, Sauce
Cuisine Ecuadorian, Latin, Latin fusion
Keyword Cilantro aioli, Cilantro garlic mayonnaise, Cilantro mayonnaise
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 to 1.5 cups of cilantro mayonnaise or cilantro aioli
Author Layla Pujol


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons chopped white onion
  • ½ bunch of cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice


  • Blend the egg, ½ cup of the oil, the whole garlic clove, the chopped onion, the cilantro, the cumin and the salt until all the ingredients are well blended.
  • Continue blending while adding the remaining ½ cup of oil and lime juice.
  • Taste, add salt if necessary.



Alternative – if you don’t want to use raw eggs or are in a hurry, you can use regular store bought mayonnaise, mince the cilantro, onion and garlic, combine with the cumin, salt and lime juice and mix together.