(also tartare sauce)
A cold sauce, typically eaten with fish, consisting of mayonnaise mixed with chopped pickles, capers, etc.
- You can buy them in frites shops everywhere, topped with mayonnaise, tartar sauce or curry-flavored ketchup.
- This last was a square patty with a crunchy coating on the outside and firm pink filet inside, served in a sesame bun with loosely chopped coleslaw and tartar sauce.
- For starters, the fried calamari with garlic aïoli drew cheers all round from my party (even if the tartar sauce veered into mayonnaise territory).
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Syllabification: tar·tar sauce
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