Home-Made Tartare Sauce

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The Chefs' Knowledge: The modern culinary repertoire

By Chandos Elletson

Published 2022

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The traditional accompaniment to fried fish. It’s rich, lemony and salty with a crunch. Made with real mayonnaise tartare sauce is delicious.


For the Mayonnaise

  • 150 g egg yolks - 3 medium eggs
  • 1 tbsp


Whisk the yolks with the mustard and vinegar until well amalgamated in a clean bowl. Very slowly, drop by drop, begin adding the oil. The egg yolk mixture needs to accept the oil so If you are too quick the correct amalgamation won’t happen and the mayonnaise will remain split.

So, start gently. The sauce will thicken as you add more oil. As It does you can speed up the oil into a stead