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Peruvian Aji-Style Sauce

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars

"I got this recipe from a restaurant in California 10 years ago. It's been a staple in my refrigerator ever since. It's excellent with rotisserie chicken. You can lower the calories if you stream in olive oil in replace of the mayo."
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15 m servings 50
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Place romaine lettuce, cilantro, green onions, mayonnaise, jalapeno peppers, garlic, salt, and black pepper into a blender; blend until smooth, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 50 calories; 4.5 2.2 0.7 2 36 Full nutrition

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This tastes very similar to an aji sauce I find at a local Peruvian restaurant. The first time I made this was about a month ago, and I've been hooked ever since! It's great on chicken, rice, ...

This stuff is addicting. Thank you!! I used more mayo, left the seeds in the jalapenos, and didn't have any green onions.... You can't go wrong with this delicious sauce!

It's an amazing sauce!! It's modeled after "El Polla Inka " restraunts famous "Aji green sauce". I had to added some water to get it to blend in the blender, add just enough to get the blender t...

AWSOME recipe ! Added about 1/8 cup of Olive oil instead of the entire 1/4 cup mayo. Taste was great!

With my changes, I would give this recipe 5 stars. The end product wasn't creamy enough for my liking, so I used 3/4 c of mayo (next time will use 1 cup) and I also used 3 cloves of garlic. I ...


I followed the original recipe with a generous "half bunch of cilantro" and loved it! Thanks Dorothy!

I like the aji however I definitely had to add a smidgen of water and a drizzle of olive oil so the ingredients would blend. I also added half a lime juice for a little zest and a couple of min...

This recipe is from my fav Peruvian restaurant in Lolita CA my o let mistake was not completely drying alll the vegs when ch water down my sauce and keeping some of the seeds and membrane I th...