Tartar sauce

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Tartar sauce being served with fried seafood.

Tartar sauce (tartare in the United Kingdom and Australia) is a mayonnaise-based sauce. It is often served as a condiment with seafood dishes.[1] It is like mayonnaise, but with a few more ingredients such as pickles, onions, capers, lemon juice and parsley.

The word Tartar is a Turkic word. It is believed to be named after the Tatar people.

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  1. Isabella Stewart & Mary B. Duffield (1878). The Home messenger book of tested receipts. Detroit: E. B. Smith & Co. p. 31. Retrieved 2 June 2012.