A pleasing balance of creaminess and acidity, this recipe for crema de aji uses our Aji Amarillo Chile Powder for the perfect amount of spicy heat. An incredibly versatile sauce, crema de aji is delicious with everything from potatoes and artichokes to fish and chicken.

Prep time: 0 min

Cook time: 5 min

Total time: 5 min

Crema de Ají
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes about 1-1/2 cups


  1. Place olive oil, mayonnaise, sour cream, onions, garlic, lime juice and ketchup in food processor or blender. Purée until smooth. Add Aji Amarillo Chile Powder, and process until blended.

  2. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.

  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Note: Sauce tastes best after sitting for 24 hours in refrigerator.