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Fried snails


  • 1 pound of snails (thick)
  • Olive oil
  • 1 shot of vinegar
  • 1 tea cup flour
  • Salt


Wash well the snails (with plain water). Prepare the flour, mixing it with salt. Put the olive oil in the pan and at the same time flour the snails. Once the oil is ready, put one by one in the pan the snails placing them face down. After 5 minutes of cooking, turn off the stove and bathe the snails with vinegar.

Served warm.

This is the most common way of cooking snails in Crete. It is wonderful side order and it is best accompanied with wine or raki.

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