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Marinated Anchovies

This recipe for Marinated Anchovies has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

If you would like to find out more about Orce Serrano Hams and the Serrano Hams then have a look at the article entitled Jamon Serrano / Jamon Iberico / Spanish Ham - Orce Serrano Hams or visit the web site

Anchovies really are an undiscovered delight, bought fresh these appetizing little fish can be cleaned and marinated in Jerez vinegar with garlic and olive oil, so small they do not need to be cooked and are a real favourite in the summer months. Welcome to one of the most popular tapas in Granada.

Ingredients for Marinated Anchovies

8 - 10 fresh anchovies
150ml sherry vinegar
Juice 1 lemon
1 garlic clove (crushed)
Handful broadleaf parsley
100ml Extra virgin olive oil

How to make Marinated Anchovies

  • Remove the heads from the fish, split down the middle, remove the spine and rinse the fillets.
  • Lay the fillets skin side up in a cazuela and pour over with sherry vinegar, after 20 minutes the fish will turn pale.
  • Remove the fish from the vinegar and place into another cazuela, mix up the remaining ingredients and add to the fish.
  • Marinade in the fridge for 1 - 2 hours.
  • Lay 2 fillets onto segments of fresh crusty bread and serve.

Five Star Seafood Tapas!

Makes 16 - 20 tapas

Marinated Anchovies

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams