Mama Sita's Escabeche Sweet & Sour Sauce Mix
Sweet & Sour Mix
We give you just the right blend of sweet and sour as a dipping sauce or as a base for the popular "Escabeche."
Cane Sugar, Tomato Powder, Corn Starch, Iodised Salt, Citric Acid, Paprika, Ginger Powder, Achuete Powder, Corn Starch Mix, Spices (Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, White Pepper).
Escabeche Recipe (Serves 4-5):
1 pouch (57g) Mama Sita's Sweet & Sour (Escabeche) Mix, dissolved in 3/4 cup (187.5ml) water
14 oz (400g) cleaned, whole fish or fish fillet
salt to taste
1/2 cup (125ml) cooking oil
1 tbsp (15g) thinly sliced ginger
20g crushed garlic
1 1/2 tbsp (20g) sliced onion
1 tbsp (15g) thinly sliced carrot
1 1/2 tbsp thinly sliced red bell pepper
1. Season fish with salt. Fry it in hot oil until crisp and golden. Set aside
2. In a saucepan, with heated cooking oil, saute ginger, garlic, onions, carrots & bell pepper for 2 minutes
3. Pour in dissolved Mama Sita's Sweet & Sour (Escabeche) Mix into sauteed vegetables
4. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes or until sauce thickens. Add fish & simmer for another minute
As a dipping sauce:
In a small saucepan, dissolve 1 pouch (57g) Mama Sita's Sweet & Sour (Escabeche) Mix in 3/4 cup (187.5ml) pineapple juice or water. Bring to a boil & simmer, stirring constantly for 2 minutes or until sauce thickens.