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Tilapia escabeche


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  • 1 (500 grams) piece large whole tilapia
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt to season fish
  • 1 cup oil for frying
  • 1/4 cup butter, for sauteing
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, cut in strips
  • 1 thumbsize ginger, jullienned
  • 1/2 cup red and green pepper, sliced in strips
  • 1 carrot, jullienned
  • 1/4 teaspoon black ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon msg(optional)
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt(adjust to your taste preference)
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar(just add to your taste preference)


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Step 1


1 Season the fish with salt and fry in hot oil.

2. Heat up the pan with oil, saute the garlic, onion and ginger.

4 Put in the carrots and the red and green bell peppers. Cook for a minute.

5 Add water, vinegar and black ground pepper and bring it to a boil. Do not stir until it comes to a boil.

6 Add brown sugar and dissolved cornstarch, stir and cook until the sauce becomes thick.

7 Put the fried fish. Then cook for a 2-3 minutes.

8 Serve with rice.

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