New! I have a video with my sister making escoveitched fish. You can take a look at it here.
• 2 lbs whole or sliced fish • ½ cup cooking oil • 4 tbs fish seasoning • 2 tsp black pepper • 1 tsp salt • 1-3 cloves garlic • 1 whole black pepper • 2 whole lime or lemon or ¼ cup vinegar
• Clean fish and wash with lime / lemon juice or vinegar • Put fish to drain on paper towel and make a diagonal cut on each side of the fish. • Combine fish seasoning, salt and black pepper in a small dish • Place oil in frying pan to heat. • Crush the garlic and whole hot pepper and place in the frying pan, while the oil is being heating. • While oil is being heated, rub seasoning in the fish cavity, and on the outside, make sure to season thoroughly. • Ensure that the oil in the frying pan is very hot • Place 2-3 fish at a time in the preheated oil • Fry until each side of the fish is golden brown • Place each fried fish in dish that can be covered
• 3 tbsp oil from the pan that fish was fried in • 2 cups white or cider vinegar • 3 medium sized carrots, julienned • 2 large onions cut in rings • 3 scotch bonnet or hot pepper cut in rings • 6 pimento berries
• Combine oil, vinegar, carrot, onion, pepper and pimento in sauce pan • Cook carrot and onion until tender • Pour sauce while hot onto fish • Cover dish and marinate for 2 hours
Add slices of pepper, onion, and carrots tp add additional garnishing. Now serve fish with your favorite side dish, and enjoy.
Escoveitched fish is typically served here with a few slices of bread, festival, fried breadfruit or bammy.
When escoveitched the fish boast a lot of flavor, seasoning and spices,
that makes it mouthwatering.
And by the way, even persons who are not big fish lovers would tell you that perhaps their choice would be
Do enjoy and please share; the links to share are below.
Video: Escoveitched Fish At My Sisters' - Backyard Style
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