Dried Apricot-Chipotle Mayonnaise

Dried Apricot-Chipotle Mayonnaise Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Don't shortcut the soak time for the apricots. The tart lime juice balances the concentrated sweetness of this dried fruit.



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Makes about 1 cup

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Stand: 15 Minutes


1/2 cup dried apricots
1/4 cup hot water
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 canned chipotle chile pepper in adobo sauce, chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion
1 tablespoon adobo sauce from can


1. Stir together dried apricots, hot water, and lime juice in a small bowl. Let stand 15 minutes; drain. Pat apricots dry, and coarsely chop.

2. Stir together mayonnaise and next 3 ingredients; reserve 2 Tbsp. mixture for Pecan-Crusted Pork Burgers. Stir apricots into remaining mayonnaise mixture. Cover and chill until ready to serve.


May 2009
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