Escovitch Fish



A few years ago,we went on a family trip to Jamaica and I fell in love with the foods. I love to travel,try the local foods then come home and re-created the dishes,this is my version of a fish dish we had.Most of the time the escovitch was made from whole fish,but at home I use fillets, red snapper is a good fish to use as well.
I added fresh oregano just for the picture.


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trout fillets
white vinegar
canola oil
salt and pepper
white onions,sliced
carrots,peeled and sliced
scotch bonnet pepper,sliced in rings

How to Make Escovitch Fish


  • 1Wash fish with vinegar and water. Pat dry. Season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in skillet till almost smoking,cook fish on one side till it's crispy,turn over and cook till crispy on the other side. Remove from skillet,set aside,pour out oil,clean out skillet with paper towels,heat additional oil, saute onions,carrots and pepper 3-4 mins,add 3-4 T. vinegar, cook 1-2 mins. Pour over fish. This dish can be eaten hot or rm. temp.

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Course/Dish: Fish

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