Chipotle Mayonnaise for Oysters and Mussels

This spicy sauce is great for raw or cooked oysters.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cooked, oysters, raw, sauce, topping
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 34
Author: Graham Brawley
Cost: $2


  • 2 chipotles whole in adobo sauce, seeded
  • 1 whole lime juiced
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese or gruyere, finely grated


  • Grind chipotles in a mini-food-processor, or finely chop them. Mix with all other ingredients.
  • Microwave for about 15 seconds.
  • Stir well and dollop about ½ tsp on a shucked oyster.


Makes enough for around 2 dozen oysters.
Photo Credit: Moe Zabian/


Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 198IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg
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