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Fish recipes

Anchovy (Hamsi)
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by Zeyda Üstün

Fish Ball
2 bonitos or 1 kg low fat fish
1 tea glass of water
1.5 tea glass of stale bread (soaked and squeezed dry)
1 medium onion - grated
12-14 stalks dill finely chopped
1 table spoon pine nuts
1 table spoon currant
2 eggs
salt, pepper

Cook the fish in one tea glass of water. Carefully remove the fishbone. Put the cleaned out fish and other ingredients to a bowl and knead. Shape in oval rolls and fry them in heated oil. Remove the fish balls on a piece of paper napkin to absorb the excess oil. It is a delicious meze served either warm or cold.

Anchovy
1 kg cleaned out anchovy
1 bunch parsley
1-2 lemons
salt, pepper

Hamsi is among the cheapest, the most easily found and the most delicious fish of Turkey. We suggest you buy cleaned anchovy from your fisherman and drain. Cover the frying pan with aluminum foil in cross shape and leave the sides flow over the pan. Put some olive oil over the foil and arrange the anchovies as you wish, I lay them in sun shape. When the first layer is completed sprinkle some salt and pepper, cover with parsley and squeeze some lemon juice. Place the second layer just the same. When it is finished fold the foil. Put a cover and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes. Serve with aluminum foil. Please be careful when unfolding the aluminum foil, the steam may hurt you. It is a delicious and light food. In winter anchovy has more fat therefore put little oil when cooking in cold days.

Fried Anchovy
1 kg anchovy
200 gr corn flour
salt

Wash and drain the cleaned anchovies you bought from the fisherman. Salt the fish and hold two of them from their tails the inner parts facing each other and mix with corn flour. Fry in heated oil. It is delicious when served with green salad and rockets.
Note. Don't forget to eat "helva" afterwards.

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