Different Cook Recipes for Tilapia

Tilapia Escabeche


  • 1 lb. tilapia cleaned and gutted
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pc. medium-sized red onion finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger peeled and cut into strips
  • 1 pc. small red bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 pc. small green bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 pc. carrot peeled and cut into strips
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsps. soy sauce
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 3-4 tbsps. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch dissolved in ½ cup water
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp. cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup cooking oil


  • Rub the tilapia with salt and pepper. In a frying pan, heat oil and deep fry the fish until both sides turn golden brown. Set aside.
  • In the same pan, remove excess oil and lightly sauté garlic, onion and ginger.
  • Toss the carrots, red and green bell pepper, tomato sauce and soy sauce. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the water, vinegar and brown sugar. Do not stir until it began to boil.
  • Lightly whisk in the dissolved cornstarch. Simmer for another 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  • Season with salt, pepper and cumin powder. Remove from heat.
  • On a serving platter, put the cooked tilapia and douse over the thick sauce while steaming hot. Serve with hot steamed rice or fresh bread. Enjoy!



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