Surprisingly Tasty Anchovy Dip Recipe • Seafood Nutrition Partnership


3/4 cup whole blanched almonds
20 anchovy fillets (1.5 ounces), rinsed, patted dry, and minced
1/5 cup water
1.5 tbsp raisins
2 tbsp lemon juice, plus extra for serving
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for serving
1 tbsp minced fresh chives
Serve this anchovy dip with crackers, chips, crostini, or veggies for a perfect picnic snack!


1.Bring 4 cups water to boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add almonds and cook until softened, about 20 minutes. Drain and rinse well.
2.Process drained almonds, anchovies, water, raisins, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, ¼ teaspoon pepper, and ⅛ teaspoon salt in food processor to mostly smooth paste, about 2 minutes, scraping down sides of bowl as needed. With processor running, slowly add oil and process to smooth puree, about 2 minutes.
3. Transfer mixture to bowl, stir in 2 teaspoons chives, and season with salt and extra lemon juice to taste. (Dip can be refrigerated for up to 2 days; bring to room temperature before serving.) Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon chives and drizzle with extra oil to taste before serving.

Families are finally starting to gather again which means it’s the perfect time for a picnic. If you’re looking for a creative, nutrient-packed dip, look no further! Our anchovy dip brings a briny taste profile to a nutty dip.

Leading health organizations and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend we eat seafood at least 2 times a week for our health, which makes this anchovy dip an easy way to get your seafood recommendation and tons of nutrients to stay healthy.

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