Tartar Sauce

Southern Living
Tartar Sauce Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller
This friend of fried fish or shellfish begs to be customized. Add your favorite ingredients.
Makes 1 1/2 cups


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1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh chives
2 tablespoons chopped cornichons or other small dill pickles
1 tablespoon capers, drained
1 large hard-cooked egg, peeled and chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon cornichon juice from jar
1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon, basil, or parsley
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
Salt and pepper to taste


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes
Stir together mayonnaise; chives; chopped cornichons; capers; egg; lemon juice; cornichon juice; dried tarragon, basil, or parsley; and ground red pepper in a small bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cover and chill 30 minutes before serving. Refrigerate up to 3 days.

Created date

January 2014