Scampi and chips with tartare sauce and a wedge of lemon

Tartare sauce

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Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 6

Make an easy tartare sauce with the classic trio of mayonnaise, gherkins and capers. Sharp and tangy, it's perfect with crispy battered fish and chips

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per tbsp

  • kcal195
  • fat21g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0.1g
  • protein0.4g
  • salt0.22g
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Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 gherkin or 6 cornichons, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp capers, rinsed and chopped
    Capers

    Capers

    kay-per

    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub, which grows in the Mediterranean. As…

  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 2 tsp chopped tarragon
    Tarragon

    Tarragon

    ta-ra-gon

    A popular and versatile herb, tarragon has an intense flavour that's a unique mix of sweet…

Method

  1. Mix the mayonnaise, chopped gherkin or cornichons, capers, lemon juice, parsley and tarragon in a bowl and season. 

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