Definition of escabeche in English:

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escabeche

Pronunciation: /ˌɛskəˈbɛʃ/
Pronunciation: /ˈɛskəbɛʃ/

noun

[mass noun]
A dish of fish that is fried then marinated in vinegar and spices.
Example sentences
  • I started with red mullet escabeche, which was a little dry but otherwise interesting and well presented.
  • There were lush slabs of slow-roasted pork belly and meltingly tender duck legs, a piquant escabeche of red mullet and a truly remarkable lemon tart to finish.
  • Our gardener friend had the escabeche of mackerel, tomato consommé and seaweed sorbet.

Origin

Spanish.

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Line breaks: esca|beche

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