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Best Escabecheng Tilapia Recipe

Craving for  a fish menu? This menu can satisfy your cravings! Aside from that it is a one mal already assuring that you can be full just by eating it alone. Cook and enjoy!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Seafood Recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 36kcal
Cost $5-$20


  • 4 pcs Tilapia medium size, sliced and cleaned
  • 2 cups Cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon Salt to taste
  • 1 thumb Ginger julienned
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 pc Onion sliced
  • 4 pcs Tomatoes sliced
  • 1 pc Carrot small size, sliced
  • 1 pc Bell Pepper small size, sliced
  • 2 tablespoon Brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Cornstarch
  • 1 cup Water
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper


  • Wash the fish and rub with salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Fry the fish until golden brown. Then, place in a plate after frying.
  • In the same pan, heat 1 tablespoon cooking oil and sauté garlic, ginger, and onion. Then add tomatoes and stir until tomatoes are cooked.
  • Add the black pepper, water, vinegar, and sugar. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Then, put the carrot and bell pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the diluted cornstarch. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Get the fried fish and pour over the sauteed sauce.
  • Serve while hot!


Calories: 36kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1750mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 42IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg