Tarragon Tartar Sauce

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“This sauce is a good accompaniment to the crab cakes I posted”
READY IN:
10mins
YIELD:
2 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups mayonnaise
  • 3 shallots, minced
  • 4 cornichons, minced (French sour gherkins, available at specialty foods shops and some supermarkets)
  • 18 green olives, pitted and chopped (preferably brine-cured)
  • 1 12 tablespoons minced, fresh tarragon leaves
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar, or to taste
  • hot pepper sauce, to taste

Directions

  1. In a small bowl whisk together the mayonnaise, the shallots, the cornichons, the olives, the tarragon, the vinegar, and the Tabasco until the tartar sauce is combined well.
  2. (The sauce may be made 1 day in advance and kept covered and chilled).
  3. *Servewith Crab Cakes.

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