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sauce essentials: the ultimate tartar sauce

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

This is my go-to recipe for tartar sauce… Full Stop. Not too sweet, not too complicated, and with a bit of a kick. So, yummy. So, you ready… let’s get into the kitchen.

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For sauce essentials: the ultimate tartar sauce

  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise, plain variety
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped dill pickle, or dill relish
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh capers, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh prepared horseradish, not horseradish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste

How To Make sauce essentials: the ultimate tartar sauce

  • 1
  • 2
    Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  • 3
    Add all the ingredients, except the salt and pepper to a non-reactive mixing bowl.
  • 4
    Whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • 5
    Add salt and pepper, until seasoned to your taste.
  • 6
    Cover and store in the refrigerator overnight.
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    Use with your favorite fish dishes. Enjoy.
  • 9
    Keep the faith, and keep cooking.