Anchovy Sauce

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by JustJanS

Just made to be eaten with a garlicy leg of lamb.

Top Review by Peter J

Really wonderful creamy sauce. The anchovy flavour is in no way overpowering so I think it would also be loved by a lot of people not really into anchovies. I prepared in advance and after tasting it refrigerated decided to serve it that way because it was a warm night and it was superb over some lamb noisettes. It was also really suited some cooked and salad vegetables as a dressing so we ended up using almost the whole amount for a meal for two.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the butter and oil in a frying pan and cook the anchovies and garlic mashing with a fork over medium high heat for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Cool and transfer to a food processor with lemon juice, freshly ground black pepper and eggs and process until smooth.
  3. With the motor running, gradually add the oil in a thin steady stream until thick and creamy.
  4. NOTE: to coddle eggs, boil in the shell for 30-60 seconds.

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