How to Make Escabeche Fish at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Seafood has something special in it. Every time I eat it, I feel a kind of freshness that it contains. The juicy and soft texture of this seafood is something that makes me a big fan of it. We all know how beneficial seafood is for all of us. It’s just a perfect meal that one can have. And the best part is, seafood has always been a great deal for our body and health. What is your favourite seafood? You can let me know in the comments section below.

Well, you all have already guessed that what recipe it’s going to be on our menu today. This recipe is quite famous in the Asian, Mediterrane and European regions. This seafood recipe that I will be sharing today goes by the name of Escabeche. This fish recipe is a popular food among the locals in the regions mentioned above and in some parts of Spain, where people love to have it.

The Escabeche is the name of a fish which is known for its large size and healthy nutrients. We all know fishes are a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids that are good for our body. So, considering this meal as your dinner or lunch is the best choice.

But the problem is only a few people know how to make it. Don’t worry, I have the best recipe for this escabeche fish that my mom has taught me. The recipe that I will be sharing today will make you love this fish, and you will include this dish in your favourites list. So, let’s start the recipe and know what you need to do to make it deliciously tasty at home.

Ingredients for Escabeche Fish

Whole Escabeche1 pc.
Sugar 3 tsp.
Vinegar ⅓ tsp.
Cornstarch 1 tsp.
Red Bell Pepper ½ cup
Green Bell Pepper ½ cup
Carrots ½ cup
Ginger ¼ cup
Onion 1 pc.
Garlic 3 cloves 
Cooking Oil ½ tsp.
Salt 1 tsp.
Salt and Pepper To taste
Ketchup 2 tsp.

Now, you know the ingredients and this completes the first step of our recipe. Collect them from a local store if you don’t have them already at your place.

How Much Time Will it Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
15 Minutes15 Minutes 30 Minutes

This is what I love about the seafood recipes. They take only a few minutes to get ready. This is the plus point of making any fish recipe at home. No need to wait long for the dish that you made with so much effort and hard work.

After completing the two important steps that a recipe has, now let’s move towards the final and the last one after which your escabeche meal will be ready. The only thing that you have to do is to serve it on the plate. Follow the steps listed below and make the best escabeche recipe at home.

Escabeche Fish Recipe

Escabeche Fish
  1. First, you need to season the fish with salt and after doing so, add some oil in the frying pan and fry the fish until it is entirely brown from both sides.
  2. Take another saucepan and add some oil to it. Saute all the vegetables that are listed in the ingredients box. And after you saute them for about 3-4 minutes, add some vinegar and cornstarch to it.
  3. After adding the two, stir it and add sugar and ketchup to the pan. Season with some salt and pepper. This will enhance the taste and keep stirring.
  4. Now all you have to do is, pour the sauce that you made into the fish. Serve it immediately

Hola! Tour escabeche fish is ready and is looking so tempting. Try this recipe at home and see how it tastes. I am sure you and your loved ones will like it.

Nutritional Breakdown of Escabeche Fish

The nutritional facts of this fish recipe are listed in the table below. Have a look and see what nutrients this fish contains and what are the quantities.

Calories 720
Fats 63 gm.
Cholesterol 0 mg.
Carbohydrates 37 gm.
Protein 2 gm.
Iron 0.5 mg.

How to Make Escabeche Fish at Home | Video

A video that could tell you more about this recipe will be a great choice. And here is one that we got for you. Watch it and know the details of this recipe that will help you in its making.

Video by Cai’s Kitchen

Also, share your reviews for the Escabeche Fish recipe after you make it. For any query, you can ask your questions in the comment section. Do share this recipe with your friends and family. Enjoy your meal.

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