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Tartar Sauce Recipe

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If you are looking for the best Tartar Sauce recipe, then look no further. You are going to love this homemade tartar sauce. It is so easy to make as it combines mayonnaise, dill pickles, herbs, lemon juice, and sugar to make a fresh tartar sauce that your family will be raving about for a long time.

Tartar Sauce

I have to admit I am kind of a tartar sauce snob! It has to be fresh and full of flavor that is why most of the time I prefer to just make my own! 

tartar sauce

You are going to love this recipe! It is so good and so easy to make! In fact, once you make it, you may find yourself wanting to stuff it in your purse when you go eat fish and chips in a restaurant to dip your fish in! It is that good! 

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Homemade tartar sauce is probably one of the easiest things that you will make this week! It is as easy as grabbing the ingredients, measuring, mixing, and enjoying! Told ya it was easy! 

Go ahead and make a big batch and dip your Air Fryer fish and chips in it all night long! 

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What is tartar sauce made of?

Tartar sauce usually consists of mayonnaise, dill pickles, lemon juice, and herbs. 

Ingredients

1 cup mayonnaise

3/4 cup finely chopped dill pickles

1 tablespoon dill, finely chopped 

1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped 

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon sugar

1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Homemade Tartar Sauce

1. Add all ingredients to a medium bowl and mix until incorporated. 

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • If you want a more tart flavor, add more lemon juice or pickles. 
  • If you want a thinner sauce, add pickle juice to the recipe. 
  • Add in finely chopped capers, thyme, onions, cayenne pepper, or paprika for even more flavor if you prefer. 
  • If you want a sweeter tartar sauce, try using bread and butter pickles. 
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Storage

You will want to store your leftover tartar sauce in the fridge for about 1 week in an airtight container. 

Can you make this ahead of time?

 Yes, you can! In fact, I prefer to make it at least 30 minutes ahead of time and let it sit in the fridge as the flavors meld together.

Can I make this lower in calories?

If you prefer to make a lower calories version you can use low-fat mayonnaise. 

What can I serve my tartar sauce with?

This homemade tartar sauce recipe is good with just about everything! Pair it with your favorite fish recipes, crab cakes, salmon cakes or fish sticks. 

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Tartar Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

If you are looking for the best Tartar Sauce recipe, then look no further. You are going to love this homemade tartar sauce. It is so easy to make as it combines mayonnaise, dill pickles, herbs, lemon juice, and sugar to make a fresh tartar sauce that your family will be raving about for a long time.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped dill pickles
  • 1 tablespoon dill, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

    Add all ingredients to a medium bowl and mix until incorporated.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 190Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 288mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 0g

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