Dear Escoveitch Fish, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways! This is real Jamaican comfort food. It says everything about Jamaica in one dish: spicy, salty, island, coastal, tangy, fresh, shelf-life, inexpensive and bang for buck and bite. This may remind you of a ceviche, which is where it gets its Spanish roots. You see, Jamaica was first colonized by the Spanish when Christopher Columbus happened upon our native American “Taino” Indians in 1493 in his “discovery” of the New World, making our country the landmark stop in the West Indies. Ceviche, is a natural preservative and the acid in it cooks the food. A little zealous for fire-cooked food, our people had to “Jamaicanize it” by cooking it on the stove and then ‘cooking it’ again with the vinegary escoveitch… you know, to make certain the fish is really dead!
This dish is very popular during easter in Jamaica as many stay away from meat and chicken during Lent, but it is available year-round at the popular Hellshire Fishing Village in St. Catherine and in many Jamaican homes. Some like it served hot out of the pot and others like it the day after when the escoveitch sauce takes on a new note after having soaked in the fish overnight. Please try it and tell us how you like it. Here’s how you should do it.
Ingredients: 1kg / 2lbs Fresh snapper or parrot fish (we mean fish so fresh you could almost see it swimming and cook it the same day you buy it), 1tbsp salt, 1tbsp peper, 1/2 tsp freshly ground allspice/Jamaican peppercorns/pimento, 1 scotch bonnet pepper whole, frying oil
Method:In a large wok or frying pan, heat some high oleic sunflower, avocado or soybean frying oil.
Combine salt and pepper in a small plate along with ground allspice and rub into fish. We like to slash the fish on the sides so the rub can penetrate nicely.
When the oil gets hot, stick a tiny hole into the hole scotch bonnet and put in the pan.
If it is wet, or frozen, this will happen so be careful.
Take out the pepper when it it browned and use tongs to place fish in hot oil.
Fry until lightly coloured and turn.
Ingredients: 1 scotch bonnet pepper, sliced thinly, 10 whole ground allspice berries /Jamaican peppercorns/pimento berries, 1 large whole brown onion, 1/2 medium carrot, chopped, about 1 to 1 1/2 cups vinegar (or as much as needed to cover the ingredients).
While the fish is frying, slice onion rings, julienne carrots (long thin sticks) and slice scotch bonnet by holding it with fork as shown. Failure to do this may result in serious bodily harm, just joking, but seriously, you don’t want to accidentally rub your face or eyes with a hand that has been messing with these peppers!how many project sekai characters are there how development can be achieved in the philippines where are lf system from how often should disinfectant solutions be changed where to launch kayak near me which science degree is easiest what system is the liver in where is gretchen from project runway startup netflix startup where to watch what science is taught in 7th grade where to project x startup netflix where is development length how many manager does bts have how long system restore take where technology came from who set up only fans when design user interface when system restore doesn't work what device is 7000x how smart solutions teaching where it matters how many development cards in catan expansion where to business name registration who business continuity plan whose product with 7 is 154 how solution of problem why management consulting how much design patent cost where management skills who studies science where to design stickers who teach you why technology roadmap where business analyst work how many design principles are applied for industry 4 0 solution whose ph is above 7 how solution is formed where is fresh product from where can i buy a roadmap an entrepreneur whose business is anchored on technology where project adam was filmed where entrepreneurship started how entrepreneur start a business why solutions are important for us roadmap when to use where is the roadmap dealership in greenville roblox