Pinoy EscabecheFish Escabeche Ingredients:
* 1 large fish such as lapu-lapu or tilapia
* 1 large onion, sliced
* 1 each of red and green bell pepper, julienned
* 1 cup grated unripe papaya
* 4 cloves garlic, crushed
* 2 tablespoons ginger, julienned
* 1 cup vinegar
* 1 tablespoon salt
* 3 tablespoon sugar
* 1 tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved in 1/2 cup water
* 1 cup cooking oil
Escabeche Cooking Procedure:
1). Clean the fish and rub with salt.
2). In a frying pan, heat the oil and fry the fish until golden brown.
3). Place the fish in a serving dish and set aside.
4). Remove the used oil from the pan and put in about 1 tablespoon of fresh oil.
5). Saute the garlic, ginger, and onion.
6). Add the bell peppers and grated papaya and saute until half-cooked.
7). Put this mixture on top of the fish in the serving dish.
8). Return the pan to the heat and put the vinegar, salt and sugar.
9). Bring to a boil and thicken with the dissolved cornstarch.
10). Pour this sauce over the fish and serve immediately.
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