Chef John's Mayo Method Steak Sauce

Chef John's Mayo Method Steak Sauce

Chef John

"This is my patented method for quick, easy steak sauces. The formula is mayonnaise plus salty, plus spicy, plus acidic, plus herby equals awesome. All ingredients are to taste."
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10 m servings 104 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 104 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  • Cook's Note:
  • Salt could be capers, soy sauce, fish sauce, or anchovies. The acid could be lemon juice, lime juice, or many kinds of vinegars. Any chile paste or hot sauce will work. Any herb will work.


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Really good..made it with steak..had to use some anchovie paste as that is what I had and it works well in this. Like to have anchovie paste in the frig as it keeps a long time and is good in m...

I used mayo, soy sauce, lemon juice and dried basil. Yum. I even used this sauce to dunk artichoke leaves.

Thank you Chef John, another excellent recipient.

I made this recipe following the exact ingredients. I even used the same Harissa and oil from canned anchovies. I'm OCD what can I say! Anyway once again I was not disappointed. Great blend of f...

Sooo Good and easy. Can be used on lots of dishes. Will definitely make many times.

Simple but very tasty. Used left over sauce on boiled eggs. Will make again.

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