Baked Anchovies with Garlic

Baked Anchovies with Garlic & Tomato (Firinda Hamsi)

Turkish

Type of Dish Appetiser

Ingredients

  • 450 g (1 lb) fresh anchovies (washed and drained)
  • 100 ml (½ cup) water
  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 2 tomatoes (diced)
  • 1/2 bunch parsley (chopped)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (chopped)
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) lemon juice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) extra virgin olive oil
  • to taste black pepper
  • to taste sea salt

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C (390°F). Cut heads off the anchovies and gut them, wash under cold water and drain. Season with salt and pepper drizzle with half the olive oil. Bake at 200°C (390°F) for 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. In a skillet sauté onions and garlic with remaining olive oil. Add tomatoes, water, season with salt and pepper, cook for 2 to 3 minutes over medium heat, add lemon juice. Reduce oven to 150°C (300°F). Remove anchovies from oven. Pour tomato sauce over anchovies. Return to oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. serve hot with rice and salad.

Further Information

Yield 4

Preparation Time is approxmiately 30 minutes.

Cooking Time is approxmiately 25 minutes.

Rating:
85
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