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Escabeche - Filipino Sweet and Sour Fish

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  Fish 1 Medium
  Minced garlic 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Julienned ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Thinly sliced carrot 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diced green bell pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Diced red bell pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 4 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Corn starch 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Crushed black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Salt the fish.
2. Heat 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a shallow frying pan and fry the fish until the skin on both sides is crispy. Set aside.
3. For the sauce, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a pan.
4. Saute the garlic in it.
5. Add the onions and the ginger.
6. Sprinkle in the fish sauce.
7. Add the carrots and give it a stir.
8. Throw in the red and green bell peppers and saute everything together.
9. Season with the crushed black pepper.
10.Drizzle in the vinegar.
11.Dissolve the corn starch in 1/2 cup of water and pour it in.
12.Wait for a minute for the sauce to lightly thicken.

13.Plate the fried fish. Spoon the sauce on the fish and serve right away.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 412 Calories from Fat 161

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 117.9 mg39.3%

Sodium 1527.8 mg63.7%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 47 g93.3%

Vitamin A 93.1% Vitamin C 27.5%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 13.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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