Homemade tartare sauce is one of the best sauce that needs to come to mind whenever you think of fried fish. Its creamy, balanced well with sweetness and acidity. The reason why this sauce is very popular with fried fish is that when fish is fried, the best accompaniment would be something that is non-greasy and has the acidity to cut through the grease, and nothing beats the good old tartare sauce.
How do you make tartar sauce from scratch
Many don’t understand that it is so easy to make tartare sauce, it takes less than 5 minutes and it tastes so much better than the ones sold in supermarkets with so many preservatives added. You just have to mix all ingredients together and all you need is a bowl and a spoon to make tartare sauce from scratch.
Tartare sauce ingredients
Capers; This will provide the acidity needed to balance the sauce
Dill; Dill and fish is a match made in heaven and this herb provides nice tangy notes to the sauce
Mayonnaise; This is the creamy element and the ingredient that is the base of holding all other flavours together
Easy Homemade tartare sauce
Honestly, this is the easiest sauce you can make. All you require is a bowl and a spoon and you are done. It doesn’t get any easier than that.
What can you use tartare sauce with?
- Fish and chips
- Fried fish fingers
- Tempura battered fish
- Any fried fish
- Fried fish burger
- Batter fried prawns
Can I make Tartare sauce ahead of time?
Yes, you can wrap it tightly with cling wrap and store in the fridge until needed.
Watch how to make homemade tartare sauce recipe
Step by Step recipe how to make homemade tartare sauce recipe
Homemade Tartare Sauce Recipe
- 100 g Mayonnaise
- 2 tbsp Pickled cucumbers (chopped)
- 1 tbsp Lemon juice
- 1 tbsp Capers (Whole)
- 1 tbsp Dill Chopped
- 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
- In a small bowl mix together all ingredients with a spoon
- Enjoy with any fried seafood