Escabeche Recipe

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Cristine Modified: December 14, 2021
Escabeche Recipe


How To Make Escabeche

Escabeche is a Filipino sweet and sour dish made of one whole large fish. This dish is for sharing and is perfect for family gatherings.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 35 mins


  • 1 lb large fish, cleaned and salted
  • 1 pc pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1 pc medium red onion, sliced
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 5 pcs garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp whole peppercorn
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup cooking oil


  1. Heat cooking oil in a frying pan then fry both sides of the fish until a bit crispy. Set aside.
  2. Heat a clean pan and pour-in the vinegar. Let boil.
  3. Add sugar, whole peppercorn, and garlic. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. Put-in the onion and red bell pepper. Stir and cook until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Sprinkle salt and then stir.
  6. Put-in the fried fish. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Turn-off heat and transfer to a serving plate.
  8. Serve. Share and enjoy!


  • Sugar: 17g
  • :
  • Calcium: 32mg
  • Calories: 562kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 76mg
  • Fat: 40g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g
  • Potassium: 490mg
  • Protein: 31g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 469mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 10IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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