Tartar sauce is easy to make at home, and with the addition of healthy GMO-Free 1 avocado oil mayonnaise and lactofermented pickles rather than inflammatory canola and/or soy oil.  2  In addition, pasteurized pickles that often contain yellow dye 05, which is linked to increased risk of cancer 3, asthma 4, and other reactions.

Simple & Yummy Paleo Tartar Sauce for Fish

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: GAPS, Gluten Free, Paleo, SCD
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 207 kcal
Author: Cara Comini
Rich and tangy, this healthy sauce is perfect for all fish and seafood.


  • 1 cup avocado oil mayonnaise buy here (2-minute recipe here)
  • 1 lactofermented pickle diced (recipe)
  • 1 thick slice white onion diced (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon juiced


  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Serve with grilled fish, fish patties, or any seafood.
  3. Store any leftovers in the fridge, covered, for up to 1 week.

Recipe Notes

You can find lactofermented pickles in the refrigerator section of most health food stores.
Net carbs: 1 g per 2 tablespoons

Nutrition Facts
Simple & Yummy Paleo Tartar Sauce for Fish
Amount Per Serving (2 g)
Calories 207 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



These sauces, dips, and condiments all add good things to your diet.  They’re so healthy you won’t even mind if your toddler decides to sneak a few sips out of the dip container rather than use it for its intended purpose.



1.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_genetically_modified_crops

2.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4511588/

3.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28229641

4.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2239641


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