Recipe by SKANDREWS
"This the tartar sauce my mom made growing up, no sweet relish here! The pickle juice replaces lemon juice for acidity and tang. So simple and worth the little bit of time. (I don't like sweet pickles in my potato salad either!)"
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
minced dill pickle
dill pickle juice
salt and ground black pepper to taste
celery salt to taste
Right on, SKANDREWS! The tartar sauce of my youth, in WA state, was NEVER a sweet-pickle sauce- it was always dilly. This is almost exactly the same recipe I use- will try it your way soon! Thanks so much for sticking up for the "savory" side! :o)
Loved the dill pickles, hated the mayo. The measurements seemed just right, but I think I'll try miracle whip next time. It just didn't taste right.
I mostly followed this, but used dill relish (lazy!) and a touch of regular relish. Added the dill juice plus lots of pepper and some seasoning salt. I was trying really hard not to eat it as chip dip! Very, very good!
I love this sauce! It's just perfect the way is. I grew up in Delaware, and the tartar was always tangy with dill pickle in it. Thanks for bringing back the past :)
This is tartar sauce. Anything with sweet pickles, sweet pickle relish or Miracle Whip is something else and ought to be banned from using the name. Same thing with potato salad.
Super easy, this was the tartar sauce recipe we wanted! Thanks for sharing!
LOVED this added just a hint of cayenne pepper and it was fabulous. Thanks for sharing.
This is good tartar sauce. I much prefer the dill pickles to the sweet relish. I made this last night and also added horseradish and spicy brown mustard. Delicious! Thank you for the recipe.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tangy (Not Sweet) Tartar Sauce
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 131
Choose from dozens of top-rated roast turkey recipes, from stuffed to deep-fried.
We're counting down from now until Thanksgiving with a great pie every day. Join the fun.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $5!
See how to make a simple sweet-and-sour peach sauce.
Homemade tartar sauce is perfect for dipping fried fish.
A simple homemade sauce for crab cakes and grilled or broiled fish.