Added by The Cuban Chef | Sun 05 Jul 2009 @ 00:58
Garlic cloves, peeled 3 ea.
Pimenton, sweet 1 Tbsp.
White wine vinegar Ĺ Cup
Cumin, ground 2 Tbsp.
Dry oregano 1 Tbsp.
Bay leaves 3 ea.
Anchovies fresh, or smelts 1 lb.
Pure olive oil as needed
Flour as needed
Kosher salt as needed
1. Crush the garlic with the appropriate amount of kosher salt. Transfer to the marinating vessel. Add the pimenton, vinegar, cumin, oregano, and bay leaves.
2. Add 2 cups of cold water and mix well. Add the anchovies carefully, mix with the marinade and gently marinade for at least 3 hrs.
3. As needed, remove the anchovy from the marinade, drain, and open up like a book. Lay them flat in the flour, and gently press them in the flour, flip and do the same.
4. Deep fry at 350ļF till golden. Drain.