How to Make Tartar Sauce

Some things taste better when they’re homemade. Tartar sauce, for example, is one of those things. The store-bought stuff, promising flavor and freshness, was always such a letdown that I finally decided one day to make my own. This amazing (and flavorful) homemade tartar sauce will take you just 5 minutes to make. Perfect with all of your favorite fish and seafood recipes, it’s made with a handful of simple ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry or refrigerator.

Tartar Sauce

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What Goes In Tartar Sauce

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Key Ingredients: – Mayonnaise – Dill Pickle – Lemon Juice – Dijon Mustard Swipe up for the full list!

Stir together the mayonnaise, dill pickle, fresh chopped dill, lemon juice, sugar, dijon mustard, and capers in a small bowl.

How To Make Tartar Sauce


Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and add additional lemon juice or lemon zest, if desired.


How To Make Tartar Sauce

Mix again and refrigerate until ready to serve and enjoy.


How To Make Tartar Sauce

Homemade tartar sauce will last for up to 5-7 days when stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. It is not recommended that you freeze tartar sauce as the base is made of mayonnaise which will separate after thawing.


How To Make Tartar Sauce

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