Mayonnaise for seafood

Mayonnaise for seafood

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About this recipe: This mayonnaise for seafood is the perfect mellow and creamy accompaniment to fish. Not as strong as a tartare sauce with just the right blend of herbs.


Serves: 6 

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 600ml vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon capers, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chervil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Prep:25min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Place the egg yolks in a mixing bowl and using an electric whisk, whisk slowly gradually adding the mustard, vinegar and oil. Whisk until a velvety thick smooth mayonnaise emerges. Season well then add the capers, lemon juice and fresh herbs. Serve or store.


This mayonnaise will be best if eaten within 2 days.

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