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A little container filled with creamy orange-tinted kimchi mayo topped with a drizzle of sesame oil. There is a side of fries.

Kimchi Mayo

This kimchi mayo is creamy, tangy, and a little spicy, making it perfect for everything from vegetables and salads to fries and sandwiches.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, French, Korean
Keyword dairy-free, kimchi, mayo, mayonnaise, nut-free, sauce, sesame oil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 81 kcal


  • ½ cup finely chopped kimchi
  • 1 tablespoon kimchi juice
  • cup mayo
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil divided
  • salt to taste


  1. Mix together the kimchi, kimchi juice, mayo and half of the sesame oil. Season to taste with salt.
  2. Transfer the kimchi mayo to a serving dish and drizzle with the rest of the sesame oil before serving.

Recipe Notes

You can sub in a different kind of kimchi if you’d like.

Feel free to use homemade kimchi and/or mayo.

This recipe isn’t that spicy as written, so add hot sauce or gochugaru to taste if you want this spicier.