Escabeche with Papaya

Escabeche with Papaya



    • 2 cups papayas, cut in strips
    • 1 medium fish
    • 1 large onions, sliced
    • 1 head garlic, sliced thin
    • 1 tablespoon ginger, sliced into strips
    • 1 sweet red peppers, cut in strips
    • 1 hot pepper, cut in strips
    • 4 tablespoons vinegar
    • 1 1/2 cups water
    • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 4 tablespoons sugar
    • 2 tablespoons lard
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • fat ( for frying fish)


  1. Clean fish and sprinkle with salt.
  2. Let stand about 15 minutes and drain well.
  3. Fry in hot oil until brown and set aside.
  4. Saute garlic,ginger,onion and papaya until papaya is half cooked.
  5. Add salt and hot pepper and mixture of vinegar,water,sugar,soy sauce. Thicken with cornstarch dissolved in water.
  6. Cook until liquid thickens and the papaya becomes tender.
  7. Place fried fish on a platter and pour over it the gravy mixture.
  8. Garnish with sliced red-sweet pepper.





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