Tartar sauce is one of those sauces that everyone seems to make in a different way, so I decided I might as well contribute and share my version. This recipe from homemade tartar sauce It's the perfect side to fish, chips, and peas, and it's easy to make, too.
Tartar sauce is something relatively new to my kitchen. I've always liked to eat it with fries when I'm out and about. However, I had put off making it myself as it has a mayonnaise base. I remembered when I made the mayonnaise by beating by hand and I was lazy. I now use an electric mixer and it is child's play, so simple that I was inspired to give it another try and since then I have been experimenting with mayonnaise based sauces and my current favorite is this tartar sauce.
Tips for making a perfect mayonnaise? I really only have one… Add the oil little by little and make sure it's well mixed before adding the next splash. I usually add about two tablespoons at a time and that seems to work well for me.
If you prefer to use pot mayonnaise, you can start the recipe below, from step 4, adding the lemon juice along with the other ingredients at this stage. You will need approximately 100 ml of mayonnaise to replace the homemade mayonnaise in the recipe.
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Like I said before, this is the way I like to make tartar sauce, but the exact amounts of each ingredient are flexible, so feel free to adjust the pickle, caper, mustard, lemon juice, and parsley levels to suit. to your personal taste.
How to make homemade tartar sauce
Total time: 10 minutes
- 1 whole egg
- 100 ml of vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
- 50 g pickled gherkins (2 gherkins)
- 1 teaspoon of the pickle vinegar
- 20g capers (about 1 large tablespoon)
- ½ teaspoon mustard
- 1 tablespoon of parsley
- Make the mayonnaise by placing the whole egg and a pinch of salt in the blender glass.
- Beat at high speed and without stopping the mixer, begin to add the oil little by little, waiting for it to be completely integrated before adding more oil.
- Beat until mayonnaise mixture is thick.
- Add the pickle vinegar, lemon juice, and mustard and beat for about 10 seconds.
- Finely chop the pickles, capers and parsley and add to the mayonnaise.
- Rectify the salt and it is ready to serve.
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