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Tartar sauce

Easy Tartar Sauce

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/4 cups 1x


Here’s how to make tartar sauce! This easy homemade recipe takes just a few minutes and results in incredible flavor.


  • 1 large shallot, finely minced (1/3 to 1/2 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon capers, finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons dill relish (or finely minced pickles)
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup mayonnaise


  1. In a bowl, stir together all ingredients. Serve immediately or allow to chill for 1 to 2 hours to allow the flavors to meld. Store refrigerated for up to 3 weeks. 
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Keywords: Tartar sauce, tartar sauce recipe