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South Texas Style Tartar Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

South Texas Style Tartar Sauce

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"This recipe is very similar to a tartar sauce used at a famous South Texas seafood restaurant. An important part of this recipe is to ensure that all ingredients have been finely minced together. Hope you enjoy."

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Original recipe makes 1 cup Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Once you have chopped the onion, dill pickle, olives and parsley, pile them all together and continue to mince until blended. Spoon mayonnaise into a serving bowl, and stir in the minced mixture. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • READY IN 15 mins
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Mar 16, 2007

I made this once before and then again about five minutes ago. Instead of using dill pickles, I used about 3 TBS of dill relish (with a little juice). I used 9 or 10 olives, and more like 1-1/4 cups of mayo. I'm not a big parsley fan so I omitted it. I chopped the onion, relish, and olives together as instructed and added maybe a teaspoon of lemon juice... It's so good, especially after an hour or so. I love tartar sauce, and this is the best I've had yet! Thanks for sharing, Jackie!

 
Jan 14, 2007

Also, just did it in a mini-processor, but it was lacking something, so i added the juice from a small lemon, could have even used more, but excellent :)

 
Dec 26, 2006

Just good stuff! It was super easy, I tossed everything in the food processor, I added a bit more parsley than the recipe called for, just because I love fresh parsley, and it was WONDERFUL. So far the best recipe I've found on this site!

 
Jun 14, 2006

I loathe sweet tartar sauce. Loathe it. This is perfect. This replaces my old favorite tartar sauce, which I used to think was perfect. I was wrong. This is it. And, it gets better after a day or two. Yow.

 
May 28, 2008

Pretty good. I didn't have any onion so I used a little chopped garlic and I added a dash of LA hot sauce.

 
May 09, 2008

This was really great. I made my own mayonnaise in a food processor and then added the other ingredients and blended. Looked just like the photo. Added a little lemon juice at the end. Thanks.

 
Jan 20, 2009

I made this for my family last night with fried cod and it was delicious. Simple, fast, and full of flavor. Thanks for sharing!

 
Jan 22, 2008

It seems I can never just make a recipe, even one as good as this I used 1 1/2 cups light Hellman's mayonnaise, added 2 TB or so of capers.This depends on how much you like capers and how much you're making. I made four big servings, Then added lemon juice, one tsp per serving. Used a little less pickle and added Tabasco hot sauce to taste. My tartar sauce turned a pretty pastel pink.The onions are important. Don't be stingy with then, they add a little crunch. Do refrigerate it for up to a day before using to let the flavors marry. Cajun Belle

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 119 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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