tartar sauce

noun
tar·​tar sauce | \ˈtär-tər- \
variants: or tartare sauce

Definition of tartar sauce 

: a sauce made principally of mayonnaise and chopped pickles

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Other ballparklike options include the first-rate fish and chips, dusted with malt-vinegar powder and served with sauce gribiche (tartar sauce for intellectuals). Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Review: Will Wentworth's cooking at Mordecai earn him another Michelin star?," 8 June 2018 Dinners include coleslaw, rye bread, dessert and tartar sauce, plus a choice of fries, sweet potato fries, potato pancakes or baked potato,. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Find fish fries at churches and nonprofits," 13 Feb. 2018 Dinners include potato salad or fries, coleslaw, bread, tartar sauce and desserts. Geoff Bruce, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "5 things to do in the northwest suburbs this week," 2 Feb. 2018 Start with their famous tortilla soup, chicken fried oysters with jalapeño tartar sauce, or the Veracruz shrimp cocktail with a sweet and tangy cocktail sauce for an appetizer. Michelle Newman, San Antonio Express-News, "New Braunfels: Your guide to shopping, dining and hotels," 11 June 2018 Build sandwiches with fried fish, cucumbers, lettuce, and tartar sauce. Chris Morocco, Bon Appetit, "Fried Fish Sandwiches with Cucumbers and Tartar Sauce," 28 May 2018 The chips are delicious homemade fries, and instead of tartar sauce, there's a green goddess dressing, fresh with tarragon and chives, an unusual change of pace that really takes this dish up to another level. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "Perch at Blackbird Eatery for Mary Swortwood's latest," 20 June 2018 Winters won a white apron already in the show for her fish and chips dish with lemon garlic aioli and tartar sauce with season fries. Jessica Suriano, azcentral, "Gordon Ramsay's 'MasterChef' features two Arizona chefs vying for $250,000," 13 June 2018 Or if pretending to furniture shop worked up more of an appetite, a bigger plate like a lobster roll served with tarragon tartar sauce and Cape Cod chips ($21) or a trio of chicken, brisket or tofu bao buns ($5 each) should do the trick. Gwendolyn Purdom, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago date idea: 'Window' shopping at 3 Arts Club Cafe then strolling and dinner at The Vig," 13 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of tartar sauce

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tartar sauce

French sauce tartare

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tartar sauce

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tartar sauce

: a sauce that is made of mayonnaise and chopped pickles and that is often served with fish

tartar sauce

noun
tar·​tar sauce
variants: or tartare sauce \ ˈtär-​tər-​ \

Kids Definition of tartar sauce

: a sauce made chiefly of mayonnaise and chopped pickles

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