Try this fresh approach to tartar sauce as an accompaniment for any fish or combine it with chunk light tuna as the base of a tuna salad.

John Ash
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2008


Recipe Summary

10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, anchovies, chives, parsley, capers, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a food processor and pulse to combine.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

29 calories; protein 0.4g 1% DV; carbohydrates 2.3g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 0.4g; fat 2.1g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 3% DV; cholesterol 4.1mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 82.6IU 2% DV; vitamin c 1.2mg 2% DV; folate 2.2mcg 1% DV; calcium 7.7mg 1% DV; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 1.6mg 1% DV; potassium 14.7mg; sodium 124.1mg 5% DV; thiaminmg.

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Rating: 5 stars
I mixed this with canned salmon and it was even better than expected. I used minced onion and dried parsley since I didn't have the chives or fresh parsley. So very good! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This is an amazing sauce that can be an accompaniment to many other fish dishes. Delicious and complex in flavor but super simple to make. Perfectly balanced that complements fish beautifully. We loved it! A definite replacement for any recipe that calls for tartar sauce. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Tangy Fruity Creamy Earthy Yummy I use to think I knew tartar sauces until I tried this delectable sauce on the Salmon Burgers. It was so amazing I didn't even notice I was eating fish. The lemons anchovies and capers in this recipe conspire to blow your taste-buds out of your mouth. No more store brought tartar sauce for me this stuff is supreme!!! Pros: A Great Upgrade from Run of the Mill Tartar Sauces Cons: None Read More