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Pescado marinado

Escabeche de Pescado(Marinaded Fish or Pickled Fish)

Erica Dinho
5 from 8 votes


  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 2 pounds sword fish cut into pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • Juice of 4 limes
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 medium red bell peppers thinly sliced
  • 2 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons of capers
  • 1 teaspoon of yellow mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 11/2 cups white vinegar


  • Place the fish in a plastic bowl and add the lime juice, salt and pepper. Place in the refrigerator for one hour.
  • Dry the fish using paper towels and cover with all purpose flour. In a medium pan heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the fish and fry for about 3 minutes on each side or until golden.
  • To make the marinade: Place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well until combined.
  • Take the fish from the oil and place in a glass dish. Cover the fish with the marinade. Place in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
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