- Home & Garden
- 01 Aug 2023
What is Kewpie Mayo?
This one is for the Mayonnaise Fanclub! Don’t you just love it when mayo drips all the way down when you take that first big bite of your burger? We all have relished and loved this delicious invention of Mayonnaise, but little do we know how it came to being, what it is made of, and where its origin is. And let’s face it, a true fan knows everything about their interests, even if it's a recipe!
If we had to explain to you how Japan's Kewpie Mayo tastes, we would say that it has a creamy texture with a tangy and savory flavor. Mayonnaise has become such a famous recipe that it is being used in all types of cuisines, and all types of meals and is finger-licking good. You can use Kewpie Mayo in sandwiches, chicken salads, potato salads, and coleslaw, as a spread on bread, as a dip for various fried foods, and in Caesar salad.
What is Kewpie Mayo and What are its Ingredients?
Kewpie Japanese Mayonnaise is different from the regular Mayo that is used in the U.S as in the U.S, they use the entire egg to make the Mayo, however, the Kewpie Mayo Recipe requires only the egg yolks and delivers a richer and better taste. The egg yolks give the Mayonnaise a smooth and thick texture and a deeper yellow color.
To make Kewpie Mayonnaise Japanese Style, you will require the following ingredients:
- Pasteurized egg yolks
- Vegetable Oil
You will always come across different ingredients for Mayonnaise because different parts of the world have adapted different tastes, and therefore add ingredients according to their preferences. For example, in China, you’ll see that Mayonnaise has a sweet taste because it is often used in fruit salads. Chili-spiked and Mild versions are available in Malaysia.
What Can you Cook with Kewpie Mayo?
If you really love Mayonnaise, you will find yourself adding it to almost everything. But a few things that Mayonnaise goes very well with are Burgers, Pizza, Pasta, Sandwiches, Coleslaw, Salads, Dressings, Dip, Mexican-style street corn and so much more. But again, if you are true lover, you will love Mayonnaise with almost everything else, and that’s just another beauty of it, it surprisingly goes well with all cuisines too.
How to Make Kewpie Mayo?
If you want to make the best Kewpie Mayo, all you need to do is follow these steps:
- Mix ½ teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
- Mix ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 egg yolk
After mixing all these in a bowl, pour approximately ⅓ cup of vegetable oil while whisking it continuously until the mixture becomes thick and creamy. You can also use a food processor for the same.
Where to Buy Kewpie Mayonnaise From?
Since Kewpie Mayo has taken over the hearts of people, it is easy to assume that it is available at almost every other grocery store. You can easily search “Kewpie Mayo Near Me” on Google, instead of going to every other store and asking for it. If that does not help either, you can simply order it online from various grocery and food-delivering online apps. To make sure you have found the authentic Mayo, check if it's made in Japan, and contains MSG.