Make Escoveitched Fry Fish for Dinner

Jamaican Escovitch Fry Fish with festivals & bammys is one of the most favorite Caribbean style dishes that everyone who visits the island always remembers..

Normally Family & friends would get together to scale and prepare the fish, seasoned up to be fried until crispy then covered our traditional pickled peppers with vegetables like sweet peppers, onion and carrots and some lightly cooked vinegar sauce that's seasoned with garlic, thyme, Jamaican pimentos and scotch bonnet pepper.

Grab these ingredients to start run the boat:

  • 2 pounds Snapper Fish - or fish of your choice
  • 1/4 cups Grace White Vinegar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cups Grace Vegetable Oil

Escoveitched Fish Directions

  1. Clean fish in a mixture of vinegar and water; pat dry with absorbent paper. Combine salt and black pepper and use to season the fish. Cover and allow to marinate.
  2. Heat skillet over medium flame and add vegetable oil. Add crushed garlic and fry to release flavor.
  3. Add fish and fry until lightly browned on both sides; drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Bring 1/4 cups Grace White Vinegar in small pot to simmer with garlic, thyme, pimentos and scotch bonnet peppers
  5. Arrange on a serving platter and drizzle with Escoveitched Sauce.
  6. Traditionally served with fried bammy, festival or add some sweet potato fries! 

Try this favorite and you'll feel like you're on the beach... Trust us on that one! ⛱ 

Get to the next recipe here and enjoy.