Tartar Sauce
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Easy Tartar Sauce Recipe

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Are you a Tartar sauce fan? If so, you will love this Easy Tartar Sauce Recipe!

We had fish sticks for dinner tonight and ran out of tartar sauce. My kids use it a lot! I grabbed my grandpa’s cookbook because it was full of sauce recipes.

When looking for recipes, I always start with my vintage cookbooks, including my grandpa’s typewritten cookbook. Looking it up online might be quicker, but I prefer the old-fashioned research method!

My grandpa’s cookbook had an Easy Tartar Sauce Recipe so I was good to go!

Tartar sauce in glass dish on white plate with fish sticks
Tartar Sauce Pairs Well with Fish Sticks

What Ingredients Will You Need?

  • Mayonnaise
  • Lemon Juice
  • Hot Sauce
  • Minced Onion
  • Dried Parsley
  • Dill Pickles or Sweet Pickle Relish

Helpful Tips for Making my grandpa’s Easy Tartar Sauce Recipe

  • If you’re worried about the hot sauce, there is not enough to make the tartar sauce spicy. It is just enough to add a unique flavor.
  • This recipe does not need to be exact. You can add more or fewer ingredients to make it right for your tastebuds.
  • Some additional suggestions for ingredients include hard-boiled chopped egg, tarragon, chives, and/or Dijon mustard.

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Tartar Sauce

Easy Tartar Sauce

This easy tartar sauce recipe is perfect to pair with fish sticks, fries, or burgers. It also works as a salad dressing!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 2 Cups


  • 1 C Mayonnaise
  • 1 T Lemon Juice
  • t Hot Sauce
  • 1 T Minced Onion
  • 1 t Dried Parsley or 1 Tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 T Chopped Dill Pickles or Sweet Pickle Relish


  • Stir ingredients together and chill for about an hour.
  • Will keep in the refrigerator for about one week.
Keyword Dip, Grandpa’s Recipe, Tartar Sauce

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