Tartar Sauce

tartar sauce

Tartar sauce is a creamy white sauce which is usually used to season fried seafood dishes. Tartar sauce recipes include mayonnaise and made with whole eggs, white vinegar and oil, the sauce combines chopped capers, chopped gherkins, a little lemon juice and chopped tarragon. The sauce is usually of rough consistency. In the U.S., where Tartar sauce is close to an addiction, they similar ingredients including fresh parsley. If you are looking to up your game in Tartar sauce recipes then chopped hard boiled eggs is your solution along with Dijon for emulsifying.

The sauce can be prepared in minutes, though it should be stored in the refrigerator for over an hour before serving. It is a popular accompaniment to fish and contains a variety of vegetables and herbs, which are blended together with mayonnaise and refrigerated. Although the supermarket does sell them, we recommend you do it your way – passionate foodies that we are! Learn how to make tartar sauce with capers and eggs in our following recipe.

Tartar Sauce

Time taken: 1.15 h

Taste-o-meter: Savoury


Mayonnaise: ½ cup
Hard-boiled egg: 1
Small, chopped onion: 1/4
Chopped dill pickle: 1
Capers: 1 tbsp
Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
Chives: 1 tsp
Salt and pepper


  • Cut the hard-boiled egg, dill pickle and onion into small pieces.
  • Chop the chives into small pieces.
  • Mix all the ingredients in a blender or food processor till all of them have combined well.
  • Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate for at least an hour before using.

So get your sea food dishes lined up coz this one is a killer!


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