Escabeche recipe

Oct 10, 2022


Escabeche A Symphony of Sweet and Tangy Flavors

Escape into the vibrant world of Filipino cuisine with the tantalizing Escabeche recipe. This delightful dish harmonizes sweet and tangy flavors, creating a sensory experience that captivates the palate.

At its core, Escabeche typically features a protein, often fish or chicken, delicately fried to perfection. The magic unfolds with the creation of a luscious sweet and sour sauce. A symphony of vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, and a melody of aromatic spices dance together, infusing the dish with a complex and irresistible taste.


For frying:

  • 1 medium size fish ( aprox. 1/2 kg)
  • 1/2 salt
  • 2 cups of oil


  • 3 tsp. oil
  • 3 gloves of garlic
  •  1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. ginger cut into strips
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. corn-starch and dissolved in 3 tbsp. water

      1. Rub fish all over with salt. Then fry in a hot oil until become brown. And place the fish on a serving dish and set aside.
      2. In different frying pan put 3 tsp. oil, sauté garlic, onion and ginger, then add carrots and sauté for another 1 minute.
      3. Add vinegar, water, sugar, soy sauce and salt. Bring to boil
      4. Then add dissolved corn-starch, cook until slightly thick.
      5. Pour sauce over the fish and serve with boiled rice .

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