Chic African Culture Blog

Eat Green | Garlic Anchovy Butter Recipe

Garlic Anchovy Butter Recipe

Eat Green, Southern African Green Listed Sustainable Seafood Recipe. Years of commercial fishing harvesting seafood from the wild at rates faster than natural populations can recover in Southern African waters place many seafood species at risk.

Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative color code means eat green, orange, stop and think and red no way.

SASSI, eat green
SASSI’s classification of fish labeled with a green, orange, or red: 

Eat green!
Green listed fish is the group from which people are encouraged to choose from as it contains the best managed most sustainable choices available to consumers. 

Orange, stop and think.
Orange listed fish consumers are encouraged to consider the implications of these choices as increased demand for these could compromise a sustainable supply. 

No way!
Red are species of fish you should never buy since this group includes unsustainable species as well as those that are illegal to sell in South Africa.

Garlic anchovy butter with pasta and grilled vegetables recipe
Garlic anchovy butter with pasta and grilled vegetables

Eat Green! Southern African Green Listed Sustainable Seafood Recipe

Eat Green Garlic Anchovy Butter Recipe


6 canned anchovies minced and mashed to a paste
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 stick room temperature unsalted butter


Over medium heat, add olive oil, anchovies, and garlic. Remove from heat and cool 30 minutes. Whip butter until fluffy, add to anchovy mixture and mix well. Serve on pasta, vegetables, rolls and in just about any recipe you can imagine.

This Week’s Best Posts and Pages

Nature Holds Many Secrets | Hurricanes, Angry African Ancestors

Dinka and Nuer Tribes of South Sudan

Using Amen and Ashe or Ase

South African Beef Curry Recipe

African cultures express, encourage, and communicate energy

Support African History and Culture

Chic African Culture and The African Gourmet are dedicated to discovering, collecting and sharing African history and heritage celebrating 14 years of service in 2021. Share and support in the pride of being part of an important cultural and educational resource.

Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

Chic African Culture

Be better than average and support African history and culture.