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Pio Pio Sauce

Green, spicy, creamy, salty, tangy, and maddeningly addictive
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Resting time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine American, Peruvian
Servings 1 cup
Calories 774 kcal


  • 1 Mini Blender


  • 2 ea Jalapeno's Washed, Stemmed
  • 1 cup Cilantro Washed, Leaves, stems
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar Cider or white
  • 1 ea Lime Juiced and Zested
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • Salt and Pepper To taste


  • Add all to a mini blender or blending cup of a stick blender
  • Blend until a smooth paste forms
  • Transfer to a bowl and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with grilled or roasted chicken.


In NYC there is a set of Peruvian restaurants called PIO PIO.  They were one of my favorite haunts.
This sauce is my best guess of their signature Pio Pio dipping sauce.


Sodium: 719mgCalcium: 27mgVitamin C: 8mgVitamin A: 1175IUSugar: 2gFiber: 1gPotassium: 124mgCholesterol: 47mgCalories: 774kcalTrans Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 13gFat: 84gProtein: 2gCarbohydrates: 2gIron: 1mg
Keyword Chicken, Sauce
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