To achieve this, I turned to my go-to, healthy creamy base: homemade yogurt. By blending plain yogurt with the classic tartar sauce elements, you get a healthy condiment that seriously satisfies any tartar sauce craving.
Comeback Sauce: this creamy mayonnaise-based sauce originated “somewhere in Mississippi,” and is similar to rémoulade. “It’s great with peel-and-eat shrimp, fried oysters, on a grilled fish sandwich, or as a substitute for tartar sauce.
This healthy popcorn shrimp recipe uses tiny shrimp to make crunchy bites perfect for popping in your mouth. We also swap out mayo-based tartar sauce for a healthier Greek yogurt dip flavored with Thai chili sauce.
Since Im the only one who eats tartar sauce in my house, I just make this small amount at a time, but recipe can easily be doubled. Ive been told that I like my tartar sauce sweeter than most, so this recipe probably isnt for everyone.
This is my own creation for tartar sauce. You can use either dill or sweet relish depending on the fish youre using or your own personnal preference. I switch back and forth between the two depending on my mood.
Panko is a Japanese-style breadcrumb that is specially made into fine, flaked shapes that provide a crispier, lighter, and airier texture to foods compared to regular breadcrumbs. When you coat mild tilapia fillets with panko and top it with a lemony yogurt-based tartar sauce, you've got yourself a crispy, crunchy, creamy combo that can't be beat!