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Homemade Tartar Sauce

This homemade tartar sauce takes about 5 minutes to whip up and is so much better than store bought!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword seafood
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 128kcal


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup minced dill pickles
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder


  • Add all of the ingredients to a small mixing bowl and stir well to combine.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or more before serving.
  • Store, tightly covered and refrigerated, for up to 10 days.


The flavors will develop more as the tartar sauce chills, but you may serve immediately if needed.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg