Simple and Tasty Homemade Tartar Sauce

Tartar sauce is a tasty and creamy, mayonnaise based sauce. It is a good dip for seafood fries or dishes like crispy fish balls, calamari, fish fillet, fish fingers, fish cutlets etc. You can make tartar sauce in your home with your desirable ingredients like boiled eggs, spices, pickled vegetables etc. In this recipe I used mayonnaise, shallots, pickled gherkin or cucumber, pickled olives, green chilly, lemon juice, salt and pepper. In my kitchen I prepare tartar sauce frequently because this is a finger licking sauce for my kids and they clear my sauce bowl with in a minute 😉 Yes! 🙂 Make a try; you can also experience that Magic 🙂 Here is the yummy recipe with a full platter of Crispy Fish balls.

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Recipe Type Homemade Sauce/Dip
Preparation Time 5 to 10 minutes
Serve to 3 to 4

Ingredients for Homemade Tartar Sauce

Ingredients Quantity Notes
Mayonnaise 5 Tablespoon
Shallots/small onion 4 numbers Skinned and chopped finely
Pickled gherkin or cucumber 1 Tablespoon Chopped finely
Pickled Olives 1 tablespoon Chopped Finely
Green Chilly 1 Number (Adjust as per your taste) Chopped finely
Lemon Juice 1 Tablespoon Optional
Pepper Powder 2 Pinch
Salt A Small Pinch

Method For Homemade Tartar Sauce

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• Place all chopped ingredients in a mixing bowl.
• Add mayonnaise, lemon, pepper and salt.
• Mix well.
• Transfer it to serving sauce bowl.
• Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to 1 hour before serving for setting.
• Serve with crispy fish balls, fish fingers, fish fillet, fish cutlets, calamari etc. and enjoy 🙂

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Notes and Tips

Do not keep Tartar sauce in a room temperature, When ready refrigerate and use.

Try to prepare and consume tartar sauce immediately, Do not keep (refrigerate) it more than 2 days.

Adjust spices as per your taste.


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