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Greek garlic marinated anchovies – Gavros skordatos

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Greek garlic marinated anchovies – Gavros skordatos


The perfect companion to ouzo: The garlic marinated anchovies go hand in hand with the Greek culture and drinking ouzo during the summer. The European anchovy (gavros) is a small fish that offers the body a lot of energy thanks to the omega-3 fats, and its high content of phosphorus, calcium and niacin. You can enjoy it on its own or along with a crunchy slice of bread that will turn it into a first class bruschetta. It is a tasty appetizer ideal for summer meze.

  • Preheat oven to 180°C (350* F) Fan.
  • Clean the anchovies, season with salt and pepper. Place them in one layer in a 23 cm round baking pan.
  • Finely chop the cloves of garlic and sprinkle them over the fish. Do the same with the hot pepper.
  • Add lemon juice, oregano, olive oil and 50 g of water.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes, until the water reduces and the anchovies are done.
  • Serve with greens over toasted bread like bruschetta.


For this particular recipe opt for fresh oregano which will boost the flavor even further.

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
11 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
16 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
11 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
0 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
0 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
54 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
2 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
5 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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