tartar sauce

noun
tar·​tar sauce | \ ˈtär-tər- How to pronounce tartar sauce (audio) \
variants: or tartare sauce

Definition of tartar sauce

: a sauce made principally of mayonnaise and chopped pickles

Examples of tartar sauce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most fish camps provide big squirt bottles of tartar sauce and classic red cocktail sauce on the table, as expected as ketchup, hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 10 May 2021 The fries get a dusting of seasoning as well, and the restaurant offers a wide range of dipping sauces for good measure, in addition to its creamy take on tartar sauce that comes with the fish. oregonlive, 17 May 2021 Building on that success, 7-Eleven followed this year with grab and go fish bites - five bite-sized pieces that are panko-crusted and served on a skewer with a side of tartar sauce. Anchorage Daily News, 3 May 2021 Baked Atlantic Ocean cod with rice pilaf, slaw and tartar sauce. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 2 Apr. 2021 And the tartar sauce could be a respectable sandwich filling on its own. Jenn Harris Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar. 2021 The kitchen kicks it up a notch by battering the fish in Weihenstephaner beer and serving it with parmesan-rosemary potato wedges, coleslaw and, of course, tartar sauce. cleveland, 2 Mar. 2021 The grouper bites are served with fresh lemon and tartar sauce. Judy Koutsky, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2021 Baked Atlantic Ocean cod with rice pilaf, slaw and tartar sauce. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 2 Apr. 2021

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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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The first known use of tartar sauce was in 1855

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4 Jun 2021

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“Tartar sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tartar%20sauce. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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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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