- any of various dishes, esp. of fish, prepared with a sauce or marinade of onions, peppers, spices, oil, and vinegar
- a Mexican condiment of pickled vegetables
Origin of escabecheSp, literally , brine for pickling
- A marinade made with olive oil, vinegar, spices, and other ingredients, used for preserving fish and sometimes poultry.
- Fish or poultry that has been fried or poached and then soaked in such a marinade.
Origin of escabecheSpanish, from Arabic sikbaj, meat cooked in vinegar; see ceviche.