What are anchovy fillets? About the cooking ingredient anchovy fillets. Including 178 recipes, nutrition data, and where to find it.
Anchovies are a small sea-fish that is extremely abundant in the Mediterranean. Anchovies are rarely sold fresh.
Anchovy fillets are most commonly found layered with salt and oil in jars or cans and sometimes rolled around a caper.
They must be stored in the refrigerator once the jar or can is opened. In Asia, anchovies can be found salted and sun-dried.
Anchovy fillets are most commonly used in Italian cookery in sauces such as the tomato, garlic and caper based
Spaghetti alla puttanesca and in southern Italy as a pizza topping.
They are also used in a very popular Swedish dish
Jansson's Temptation which is a gratin of anchovy fillets and potatoes. Storing leftover anchovies
Anchovy fillets freeze well. Roll up each fillet and freeze on a plate. Transfer frozen fillets to a zipper bag.
How To Store Leftover Anchovies for more recommendations and detail on the best way to store anchovies.
Serving Size 1 oz, boneless (28g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 58 Calories from Fat 24
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.7g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower
depending on your caloric needs.
Anchovy fillets are usually found in the canned goods section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Anchovy fillets are a member of the
Finfish and Shellfish Products USDA nutritional food group.
How much do anchovy fillets weigh?
1 oz, boneless
1 can (2 oz)
In Chinese: 鳀鱼片
British (UK) term:
en français: filets d'anchois
en español: filetes de anchoa
Recipes using anchovy fillets
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December 25, 1999
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