Pearl Tartar Sauce

A perfect condiment for fried oysters or fish, this pearl tartar sauce gives seafood just the right kick! You can halve this recipe, if desired.



Makes 4 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living


1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup coarsely chopped capers
1/4 cup chopped cornichons or gherkins
2 tablespoons cornichon juice
3 cups mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and chill.

Rebecca Charles and Deborah DiClementi,

Coastal Living

October 2003