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Fresh Anchovies in Lemon   CD  HD  Italian  30mins plus marinating


Serves 4-6     Cold  Fish  Fruit   Hors d'oeuvre  Starter   Appetizer   Healthy Eating Gluten Wheat Dairy Free   Eggless   Italy  Europe  Mediterranean




450g/1lb Fresh Anchovies, cleaned and gutted

6 Lemons

Salt and Pepper

210ml/7fl.oz. Olive Oil




1. Divide the fish into fillets and pat dry on kitchen paper.


2. Arrange in a single layer in a large shallow dish and squeeze the juice of 5 of the lemons over the top.


3. Season with salt and pepper then cover loosely with clingfilm, and refrigerate and leave to marinate for at least 12 hours.


4. Remove the fish from the marinade and transfer to a serving dish. Pour over the olive oil and garnish with the remaining lemon which has been thinly sliced. 




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