Calories in Anchovies, Nutrition Facts and Benefits

How many calories in Anchovies? See below, the Anchovy calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with Anchovy nutrition facts and the health benefits of Anchovy to help you lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Anchovy are small greenish-blue oily fish, normally purchased in jars or tins. They are also used to make Anchovy paste. They have a very strong taste and can be quite salty.

Anchovies are bursting with vitamin B3 (niacin). A 3.5 ounce or 100g serving provides the full daily recommended intake. Other vitamins and minerals include B2, B5, B6, B12, D, E, K, calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, copper and selenium. They are also full of protein. Sodium levels are very high, so be careful how many you eat.

Enjoy losing weight with our Anchovy diet recipes below

Given their omega 3 content, they are thought to help protect against heart disease. Other Anchovy benefits are thought to include preventing certain types of cancer.

Compare calories in Anchovies with the other calories in fish.

Calories in Anchovies, European, Raw

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Scientific Name: Engraulis encrasicholus (L.)
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams131 kcal (548 kJ)
3 oz, 85 grams111 kcal (466 kJ)

Anchovy, European, Canned in Oil, Drained Solids

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams210 kcal (879 kJ)
1 oz, boneless, 28.35 grams60 kcal (249 kJ)
1 anchovy, 4 grams8 kcal (35 kJ)
1 can (2 oz), 45 grams94 kcal (396 kJ)
5 anchovies, 20 grams42 kcal (176 kJ)

Anchovy Nutritional Information

Anchovy, European, Canned in Oil, Drained Solids
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Water50.30 g
Energy879 kJ (210 kcal)
Protein28.89 g
Carbohydrates0.00 g
Total Fat:9.71 g
saturated fat2.203 g
monounsaturated fat3.770 g
polyunsaturated fat2.562 g
Cholesterol85 mg
Calcium, Ca232 mg (23 %)
Iron, Fe4.63 mg (26 %)
Magnesium, Mg69 mg (17 %)
Phosphorus, P252 mg (25 %)
Potassium, K544 mg (12 %)
Sodium, Na3668 mg (159 %)
Zinc, Zn2.44 mg (16 %)
Copper, Cu0.339 mg (17 %)
Manganese, Mn0.100 mg (5 %)
Selenium, Se68.1 mcg (97 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.078 mg (5 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.363 mg (21 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)19.903 mg (100 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.909 mg (9 %)
Vitamin B60.203 mg (10 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)13 mcg (3 %)
Vitamin B120.88 mcg (15 %)
Vitamin A40 IU (1 %)
Vitamin E3.33 mg (17 %)
Vitamin D69 IU (17 %)
Vitamin K12.1 mcg (15 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

Anchovy Recipes

Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe
This easy chicken salad recipe with anchovies makes a great and quick lunch in just under 30 min. It is low in calories - 242 kcal per serving excluding dressing and 317 calories with the caesar dressing. The recipe is low in carbs (3g of net carbs), low GI and high in protein, potassium, calcium, etc.

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