Simple Tartar Sauce

Be the first to review
READY IN: 1hr
Recipe by CHEF GRPA

Simple tartar sauce for deep fried seafood. It is better if prepared several hours before you will be using it, but it can be used immediately. Store for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 1. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish, and minced onion. Stir in lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  2. My Tip's: I've made it per instructed and at times I modifications. I prefer to use dehydrated "Real-Lemon" powder instead of lemon juice (it makes it less runny) and I double pickles (at least) but drain them on paper towel first, again so that it is not runny. I have also used horseradish instead of onion which gives it a different, but not unpleasant, taste. Leaving it to marry in the fridge is advised as it really brings the flavors together.This makes a yummy sauce for boiled shrimp or seared scallops.
  3. I strongly recommend preparing this in advance, letting it sit in the fridge overnight makes a big difference. Thought it tasted too much like mayo at first, but the next day, it was perfect! Plus, if you make too much, it's good for at least another 2 weeks or so, as long as you keep it refridgerated.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a