The Cooking Cat

Spanish Vinegar Anchovies (Boquerones)


Who says that only the Japanese(Sushi) or Peruvians(Ceviche) eat raw fish? Well the Spaniards also have a long lasting recipe for preparing raw fish and it has been for over centuries one of the Spain’s favourite tapa.

What you need:

  • 150g fresh anchovies
  • 200 ml white wine vinegar
  • 2 chopped dents of garlic
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • parsley

How you do it:

Clean the anchovies. Eliminate head, bones, interior organs, etc until you have clean filets. Put the filets into a bowl and cover them with the vinegar. Let the vinegar macerate the anchovies for aprox. 8 hours. After maceration rinse the anchovy filets and season them with oil, garlic, salt and parsley.

Serve and Enjoy


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