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Escabeche (Fried Fish with Sweet and Sour mixture)
One of my favorite food.. >> Escabeche ... Wanna know why?
OK.. Imagine this.. The sourness of vinegar and the sweetness of sugar that will tickle your taste buds and will make you ask for MORE.. :)
Thats just for starters.. Mixed with a nice big fish and it will become a celebrity in food gatherings..
1 whole big Red Snapper or Blue fish, cleaned
2 red bell pepper, julliened
1 big carrot, julliened
1 pc ginger, julliened
1/4 cup vinegar (preferable cane vinegar)
1 cup water
1/4 cup flour (or corn starch)
1 tbs brown sugar
2 onions, sliced
3 tbs minced garlic
Mixture: Dissolve flour in water then add in vinegar and sugar. Set aside.
Sprinkle all over fish with salt. Heat oil in a medium pan and fry fish until both sides are brown. Set aside.
In a different pan, pour around 4 tbs of oil then sautee garlic, onion, and ginger until slightly cooked. Add Mixture. When the mixture has thickened, add carrots and red bell pepper. Simmer for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
On a wide platter, top the fish with the hot sweet and sour mixture. Serve hot with rice.