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greek fried fish appetizer

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Maria *

Fish "meze" appetizers especially the fried fish or squid are among the most popular during the summer months anywhere in Greece. Always accompanied with a glass of ouzo mostly. But beer or wine are also good. Because these fish are tiny and crispy, kids don't see them as fish:) and love them as they would potato chips. Of course without the ouzo:) KALI OREXI! ENJOY!

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For greek fried fish appetizer

  • 2 lb
    fresh anchovies, sardines or other small fish
  • oil for frying
  • a/p flour for dredging fish
  • the juice of one lemon
  • salt & pepper

How To Make greek fried fish appetizer

  • 1
    Clean fish by removing heads & innards. Wash and set aside in a strainer to drain any liquid.
  • 2
    Pour a generous amount of oil into a frying pan. Dredge the fish with salted & pepper flour. Shake them to remove any surplus and then place in the hot oil, that has reached a boiling point, to fry. Fry in batches until crisp.
  • 3
    Drain on absorbent paper til ready to serve. Garnish with lemon wedges. KALI OREXI! ENJOY!