Fried anchovy tapas
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Fried anchovy tapas


Quick, easy to make and nice to share as a snack: fried anchovy tapas!

  • 1

    Take a large plate or tray and cover the bottom with some flower, pepper and salt. Place the anchovies on top and put some more flower, pepper and salt over them.

  • 2

    Before you start frying the anchovies take 2 cloves of garlic and cut them into fine slices.

  • 3

    Heat up a pan with some vegetable oil and shake the excess flour off the anchovies.

  • 4

    Fry the anchovies for 1,5-2 minutes per side until golden brown. Finally, add the garlic and fry until golden brown.

  • 5

    When done frying place the anchovies on some kitchen paper to drain excess oil.

  • 6

    Place the anchovies on a plate and put some extra virgin olive oil, pepper and salt on top. Serve with lettuce, onion and a lemon slice.


  • - 800 g. fresh, anchovies, heads removed and cleaned

  • - 50 g. flour

  • - 2 cloves of garlic

  • - 1 lettuce, washed, leaves removed

  • - 1 white onion, cut in rings

  • - 2 garlic cloves

  • - vegetable oil

  • - extra virgin olive oil

  • - salt and pepper

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  • 4 persons