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Vegan substitute for anchovies

I have a number of recipes that include anchovies--they're there for the umami and not recognizable as fish. But I have to leave them out if there are vegans at the table. Does anyone have a good substitute?

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asked over 3 years ago
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added over 3 years ago

Some possibilities
seaweed: smoked dulse, and nori strip
miso, briny olives and capers

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added over 3 years ago

Braggs Amino Acids also have the super condescend salty flavor

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hardlikearmour

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added over 3 years ago

Vegan Worchestershire sauce might also work.

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added over 3 years ago

I've used tamarind as part of a 'Worchestershire" substitute, so that may be at least a part of an answer.

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added over 3 years ago

You might find a way to incorporate nutritional yeast into the recipe. It sounds hippie dippie, but it's actually really good and savory.

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maw
added over 3 years ago

Try A -1 sauce

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added over 1 year ago

Seaweed (Kombu, Nori, Hijiki, Dulse, or Wakame) + Tamari + Capers Brine will offer exactly the salty, fishy, briny umame flavor profile ground anchovies bring to any recipe.