Definition of escabeche in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌeskəˈbeCHā/


A Spanish dish consisting of fried fish that is marinated and served cold.
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.



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Syllabification: es·ca·be·che

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