South Texas Style Tartar Sauce

South Texas Style Tartar Sauce

Jackie E 1

"This recipe is very similar to a tartar sauce used at a famous South Texas seafood restaurant. An important part of this recipe is to ensure that all ingredients have been finely minced together. Hope you enjoy."


15 m servings 101 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.6g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 119 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Once you have chopped the onion, dill pickle, olives and parsley, pile them all together and continue to mince until blended. Spoon mayonnaise into a serving bowl, and stir in the minced mixture. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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  1. 23 Ratings


I made this once before and then again about five minutes ago. Instead of using dill pickles, I used about 3 TBS of dill relish (with a little juice). I used 9 or 10 olives, and more like 1-1/4 ...

Also, just did it in a mini-processor, but it was lacking something, so i added the juice from a small lemon, could have even used more, but excellent :)

Just good stuff! It was super easy, I tossed everything in the food processor, I added a bit more parsley than the recipe called for, just because I love fresh parsley, and it was WONDERFUL. S...

I loathe sweet tartar sauce. Loathe it. This is perfect. This replaces my old favorite tartar sauce, which I used to think was perfect. I was wrong. This is it. And, it gets better after a day o...

Pretty good. I didn't have any onion so I used a little chopped garlic and I added a dash of LA hot sauce.

This was really great. I made my own mayonnaise in a food processor and then added the other ingredients and blended. Looked just like the photo. Added a little lemon juice at the end. Thanks.

I made this for my family last night with fried cod and it was delicious. Simple, fast, and full of flavor. Thanks for sharing!

It seems I can never just make a recipe, even one as good as this I used 1 1/2 cups light Hellman's mayonnaise, added 2 TB or so of capers.This depends on how much you like capers and how much ...

Very nice recipe. I used it with catfish cakes and it was a perfect match. I would highly recommend everyone to try this one. Thanks