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Tartar Sauce

Ingredients

2 egg yolks
1 and 1/4 cups vegetable oil
2 tbs lemon juice
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tbs gherkins, chopped
1 tbs capers, chopped
2 tbs Italian parsley, chopped
2 tbs fresh chives, chopped
1 tsp fresh tarragon, chopped

This is the way authentic tartar sauce is really prepared.

Directions:

  • Whisk the egg yolks and a pinch of salt, then whisk in the oil, adding it a drop at a time, then when half the oil is incorporated add it in a slow thin stream whisking constantly
  • Stop when the mayonnaise is thick.
  • Whisk 1 tbs of the lemon juice, then add a little more oil.
  • Stir in the mustard, gherkins, capers, parsley, chives and tarragon.
  • Taste for seasoning and add more salt and lemon juice if desired.

Servings

1

Prep

5 min

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Skill Level

Easy