This decadent lemon mayonnaise is the perfect accompaniment to seafood and pairs beautifully with salmon, crab or trout.
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3 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
zest of 1 lemon
salt and pepper, to taste
300ml olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
Method Prep:20min › Ready in:20min
Place the egg yolks in a mixing bowl and add the lemon juice, vinegar, lemon zest and seasoning. Using a handheld whisk, begin whisking the mixture until it becomes pale and smooth.
Very gradually, a drop at a time to begin with, start adding the oil, whisking continuously until the mayonnaise is smooth and creamy. Taste test and season again if necessary, toss in the chives and mix well. Serve or store covered in the fridge for up to 3 days.