Sriracha may have started as a trendy Asian condiment with a fiery kick, but it’s now found a permanent place in pantries nationwide. One of our favorite methods of preparation—if not the best one—is to combine it with mayonnaise for a creamier, sweeter, and more subdued sauce that serves as an excellent dip or spread. We’ve rounded up nine of the most Sriracha mayo-heavy dishes we could find. From fried pickles and burgers to burritos and deviled eggs, one thing’s for certain: The versatile ingredient isn’t going anywhere any time soon.
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The power of a slow cooker knows no bounds. Such is the case with this drool-worthy concoction of tender pulled pork topped with cucumber, carrots, cabbage, and—you guessed it—homemade sriracha mayonnaise. Get our Slow Cooker Banh Mi Slider recipe.
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Can we please make #SrirachaSunday a thing so that we can shamelessly enjoy these on two nights of the week? Taco Tuesday just doesn’t cut it. Get the Blackened Fish Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Sriracha Mayo recipe.
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If your sodium levels are low and you’re looking for a good crunch, look no further than this elevated version of a classic Southern staple. We’re told these wash down best with a beer or seven. Get the Sriracha Fried Pickles recipe.
Salmon croquettes may sound like the most boring, basic menu item, but most aren’t dipped in sriracha mayonnaise. Serve these at your next dinner party and your guests will be swimming upstream for more. Get the Salmon Croquettes with Dill and Sriracha Mayo recipe.
For anyone who doubts that avocado isn’t one of the most versatile foods of all time, this recipe will prove you wrong. Coconut crust and oven-baked keeps things healthy. And why not sub the traditional mayo for an avocado variety, while you’re at it? (Or vegan mayo, for that matter.) Get the Coconut Crusted Baked Avocado Fries with Sriracha Mayo recipe.
Step aside, Chipotle. Our new favorite burrito is Korean. Sriracha mayo > sour cream, any day. Get the Korean BBQ Burrito recipe.
KFC and Sriracha both have cult followings, so one can only imagine what happens when the two flavors meld to create something delicious. Needless to say, the Colonel would approve. Get the Baked Popcorn Chicken with Sriracha Mayo Dipping Sauce recipe.
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