Video: how to make Deep Fried Stuffed Olives

Deep fried olives are stuffed with oozing cheese, cured meats and anchovies. Watch the video below to learn how to make your own, then enjoy with garlic mayo and saffron.

You will need…

large pitted green olives 40


flour 3 tbsp

eggs 2, beaten

breadcrumbs 100g

olive oil


gruyère or gorgonzola 50g

salami or chorizo 2-3 slices

anchovies in olive oil 4, drained

garlic mayo

garlic 2 cloves, crushed

saffron a good pinch

mayonnaise 5 tbsp

How to make your deep-fried olives

20 minutes, serves 8-10 as a snack

Step 1

To make the garlic mayo, mix the garlic, saffron and mayonnaise. For the stuffing, cut the cheese, salami and anchovies into small pieces and stuff them separately into the olive cavities.

Step 2

Roll the olives in the flour, then the egg and then the breadcrumbs. Repeat twice so you get a good coating of breadcrumbs.

Step 3

Heat a frying pan with 2cm olive oil until a piece of bread browns in 30 seconds. Fry the olives in batches until golden and crisp. Drain on kitchen paper and sprinkle with sea salt.


PER OLIVE: 51 kcals, protein 1.3g, carbs 2.7g, fat 3.9g, sat fat 0.9g, fibre 0.2g, salt 0.4g