Escabeche (Sweet and Sour Fish) Recipe

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Escabeche (Sweet and Sour Fish)
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  1. Clean the fish and slit it open. Let it stand for few minutes and drain well.
  2. Sprinkle fish with 1 tbsp salt.
  3. In a medium skillet, heat the oil and fry the fish until brown. Remove the fish from the pan and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, sauté the garlic until light brown, then sauté onion.
  5. Add salt and white pepper. Stir in ginger, scallions, carrot and red bell pepper.
  6. Add soy sauce, vinegar, water and sugar. Salt and pepper to taste.
  7. When the mixture boils, add flour to thicken. Then, add the fish.
  8. Cover the skillet and simmer for 5 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 381.66 Kcal (1598 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.12g 17%
Cholesterol 69.91mg 23%
Sodium 1636.74mg 68%
Potassium 1004.46mg 21%
Total Carbs 27.29g 9%
Sugars 20.44g 82%
Dietary Fiber 1.68g 7%
Protein 41.54g 83%
Vitamin C 26.5mg 44%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 17%
Iron 7.3mg 41%
Calcium 110.6mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 117.23 Kcal (491 kJ)
Calories from fat 30.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.42g 17%
Cholesterol 21.48mg 23%
Sodium 502.75mg 68%
Potassium 308.53mg 21%
Total Carbs 8.38g 9%
Sugars 6.28g 82%
Dietary Fiber 0.52g 7%
Protein 12.76g 83%
Vitamin C 8.1mg 44%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 17%
Iron 2.3mg 41%
Calcium 34mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.2
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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