Garlic Aioli Sauce

The Aioli sauce is a famous Spanish sauce made with garlic. Very similar to mayonnaise, it is used for serving grilled or deep fried fish, meat or potatoes…

Ingredients (for 2)

  • 1 egg
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh basil
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • a pinch of salt and black pepper


  • Bring all ingredients at room temperature before starting and the sauce will come together better
  • In a food processor, purée the garlic and salt to a smooth paste
  • Fit the processor with a blade attachment and add the egg yolk; whisk until evenly mixed
  • Start to pour in olive oil in a thin stream (or small drops), whisking constantly, until completely blended
  • At the end of the process, blend in lemon juice and add a pinch of black pepper

Best Served With

Grilled meat or deep fried potatoes or fish