Tartar Sauce

  • Serves

    makes ABOUT 1/2 CUP

Escoffier made sauce tartare with hard-cooked egg yolks, oil and vinegar, salt and pepper, and chives or scallions. At the Watermen's Inn in Crisfield, this is how it done.


  • 14 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. pickle relish
  • 12 tsp. dried tarragon
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 12 tsp. chopped capers


Step 1

Combine mayonnaise, relish, tarragon, lemon juice, and capers in a small bowl, mix well, then refrigerate until needed.

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