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Tinned anchovies in oil

50 gr
In Stock

What are tinned anchovies in oil?

Tinned Anchovy in Oil is a blue fish known as Bocarte and of the Engraulis Encrasicolus species. This fish, very common in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the Cantabrian coast, is very popular in Spanish gastronomy.

The anchovy fish (bocarte) is captured during the months of March, April, May and June. Months in which said fish has a higher fat content.

Canned anchovies are subjected to the salting production process, that is, a process in which the anchovies are coated in brine under pressure, to later remove the salt, can and preserve in oil, in this case sunflower oil.

Without a doubt, tinned anchovies and sunflower oil (anchoas en lata y aceite de girasol) are one of the most popular appetizers in Spanish cuisine, as they acquire all the characteristic flavor of the Cantabrian coast.

Characteristics of canned anchovies in oil

Our canned anchovies are preserved in sunflower oil. It is a product of high gastronomic quality, valued for its characteristic aroma and obtained from a long salting process.

But it should be noted that canned anchovies have nutritional and very healthy properties:

  • Provides unsaturated fatty acids and omega 3.
  • They help our body to regulate cholesterol levels.
  • Contains vitamins A, D, E, and K, as well as minerals such as sodium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and calcium.

As if that were not enough, canned anchovies and sunflower oil admit a multitude of culinary preparations. Normally, most of the captured anchovies are consumed canned, but it is also possible to consume fresh.

Preparation of tinned anchovies in oil (anchoas en lata)

Once the anchovy has been caught and has undergone the salting process for about 6 months inside barrels, the anchovy is carefully filleted and cleaned manually to guarantee and control the highest quality of each anchovy fillet. Later they are introduced in an orderly manner into the cans and preserved in sunflower oil.

Our tinned anchovies have a net weight of 50 gr.

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50 grams Net

29 grams drained

canned anchovies in sunflower oil


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50 gr
anchovies, olive oil, salt
contains fish
taric code
net weight

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Tinned anchovies in oil