Tarragon Tartar Sauce

Tarragon Tartar Sauce

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"My mother and I always judge a seafood restaurant by their tartar sauce. Well, here's one that will make any fried halibut jump for joy! It's worth the extra ingredients and fuss."
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4 h 20 m servings 80 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 80 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 129 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Stir together the mayonnaise, pickles, egg, shallot, capers, tarragon, mustard, parsley, and lemon juice in a bowl. Refrigerate 4 to 8 hours before serving.



Excellent tartar sauce! I used Hellmen's light mayo and relish vs. chopping pickles. I love the capers in this! This was perfect for beer battered fish!

I made this tartar sauce minus the capers (I didn't have them on hand and forgot to pick them up at the store) and served it with boiled halibut. My dinner party loved the tartar sauce! Even a...

******* WOW, give me a bigger spoon!! This is SOOO good you don't need any seafood. Since I made this I try to think of something "else" to prepare just so I can have more tartar sauce!

I found this recipe to be good...I feel if I left out the tarragon it would have been better.

I forgot the dijon mustard, but will certainly make again!

This was delicious!! Esp. The next day!!

My husband, who has loved tarter sauce since birth I think 1950) LOVES this recipe. I haven't remembered to buy Capers yet, but I will. I am told they enhance many recipes and I am very much int...


My entire family loves this tartar sauce (and I consider myself a connoisseur of tartar sauce i love it so much - ha!). I want to use this on fish tacos too. I may substitute cilantro for tarr...

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