How to Lessen the Saltiness of Anchovies



For those who love anchovies but aren't so taken with the saltiness that canned or jar anchovies bring, here is a very simple solution.

Steps

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    Remove the amount of anchovies planned to be eaten or used to cook with.
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    Lay in a flat based bowl.
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    Pour milk over the anchovies. Let the anchovies sit for half an hour.
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    Drain the milk and remove the anchovies. The saltiness should be reduced considerably.
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    Use as required.
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    Finished.

Things You'll Need

  • Anchovies (tinned/canned or in a jar)
  • Milk
  • Broad, flat based bowl or similar container with sides to catch the milk
  • Tongs to move the anchovies
  • Sieve to drain

Article Info

Categories: Fish and Seafood