Fish Escabeche

AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


For Tilapia:
  • 1 kilo (1000g) Tilapia, large size, well-cleaned
  • 1 tsp. (5g) Iodized salt
  • 1/3 cup (40g) All-purpose Flour
  • 1 cup (250ml) Cooking oil
For the sauce:
  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup (60g) Onion, sliced
  • 4 Tbsps. (40g) Garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp. (10g) Ginger, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup (75g) Tomatoes, chopped
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) Vinegar
  • 3 Tbsps. (45g) Brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. (2.5g) Iodized salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbsps. (10g) Cornstarch, dissolved in
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) Water
  • 1 pack (8g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Soy sauce (optional)
  • 3/4 cup (25g) Spring onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (30g) Kinchay, chopped


  1. SEASON & FRY. Season tilapia with salt. Coat with flour then fry fish in hot oil until golden brown. Drain excess oil using strainer or colander. Set aside.
  2. SAUTÉ & SIMMER. In a pan, heat oil. Sauté onion, garlic, and ginger until fragrant. Add tomatoes, vinegar, sugar, and salt. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. SEASON. Add cornstarch mixture, AJI-GINISA®, and soy sauce. Mix well.
  4. SERVE. Pour sauce all over the fried fish. Garnish with spring onions and kinchay. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

To make the fried tilapia more crunchy, coat it with cornstarch before frying.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 30 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 30 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 8 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 slice fish (100g), 1/4 cup sauce (50g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Tilapia is a rich source of Protein that supports muscle growth and development.


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