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Tarragon Tartar Sauce

Rated as 4.78 out of 5 Stars

"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
Original recipe yields 22 servings (5 1/2 cups)


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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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 80 calories; 8.2 1.4 0.4 13 129 Full nutrition

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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.

Ok, first I have to say I am NOT a tartar sauce person. I've gone my entire life (all 51 years) never liking it.... Until we went tpo a ling o ttle whole-in-the-wall restaurant that had homemad...

Excellent recipe. I used substituted sweet relish though and added some salt and pepper. For the egg I used a an old pasta strainer I was throwing away anyway. Very easy to take this recipe and...

The best tartar sauce I ever had I thought I liked long Johns sauce but this sauce was the best

Great flavour but too salty for me., even though I replaced half the mayo with plain yogurt. Next time will half the capers as I think they made it too salty. I hesitated to put the egg in but...

I made this for basic heat up fish sticks in order to use up some tarragon I had handy, and it was perfect. I love that the extra flavor helped amp up an otherwise boring meal without adding too...