21 Garlic Stir-Fried Anchovies

21 Garlic Stir-Fried Anchovies | Erica Robbin

Stir-Fried Anchovies | Erica Robbin

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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21 cloves of garlic, that's right!

Stir-fried anchovies are an amazing Korean dish and so easy to make. The saltiness from the anchovies really seasons and flavors the nuts well. It’s delicious served over rice.

And of course, 21 cloves of garlic is special all in itself.

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  • Almonds, pistachios, walnuts, or sunflower seeds , unsalted
  • Dried anchovy, 12 ounces
  • Dried shrimp, 4 ounces
  • 21 fresh garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce (soy sauce as substitute)
  • 5 tablespoons honey
  • Granulated sugar (optional)
  • Sesame seeds


  1. In a pan, over medium heat, combine anchovy and shrimp to dry (about 1 minute until crunchy).
  2. Continue to cook and add each ingredient one at a time, stirring until well heated through: garlic, fish sauce, nuts, honey (and optional sugar), and sesame seeds.
  3. Serve over rice.

I hope you enjoy!

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<span class="uppercase">Hello, I'm Erica </span>
Hello, I’m Erica

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