tartar sauce
Last Updated : Oct 25,2017


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Description

Tartare sauce (or Tartar sauce) is a thick white sauce made from mayonnaise and finely chopped pickled cucumbers, capers, onions (or chives) and fresh parsley. Chopped hard-boiled eggs, olives, and radish are sometimes added, and mustard sauce is often used as an emulsifier. It is frequently used to season fried sea food dishes. It can also be made by mixing commercially produced mayonnaise.

Vinegar can be added for a sharper flavor.The sauce is typically of a rough consistency. The sauce was invented by the French, who named the condiment "sauce tartare", however it was actually named for the Tatar people, who settled and ruled in Mongolia and parts of Eastern Europe. You can start off by making a simple tartar sauce, adding ingredients to your favourite brand of mayonnaise.

How to select

Tartar sauce can be bought in jars from the supermarket, however making your own sauce from scratch usually tastes better and in this case is no hassle at all. Always check the expiry date and look out for any discoloration or gas formation ( bubbles) in the bottle, especially near the tip.

Culinary uses

· Tartar sauces usually come as a thick paste, and are used either as a dipping sauce or in stir frying. Ideal for breaded and fried foods, barbecue, hamburgers, tacos, rice, etc.
· Tartar sauce is a popular condiment in Western cuisine. It is popular as a dip in European Chinese Restaurant dishes such as prawn toast and spring rolls.
· Marinating the chicken with this sauce and then grilling on a barbeque is fantastic..
· Pour this sauce over steamed vegetables for a beautiful combination of colour and flavour.
· This sauce makes for excelling salad dressing and is usually used in cold sandwiches.

How to store

Keep the bottles in a dark cool cupboard for 3 months before using. After opening the seal, keep sauce in the fridge and add a teaspoon to your next dish for a taste of the orient. The home prepared tartar sauce should be kept in a jar with a screw-on lid for a maximum of 1 week. Tartar sauce can be made in minutes, although it should be stored in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.

Health benefits

· The common bottled tartar sauces are high in sodium and fat content.
· One tablespoon of tartar sauce would contain approx. 22 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 2 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrate; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 78 mg sodium; 6 mg potassium.




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