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Jamaican Escovitch Pickle Sauce Recipe

If you love Jamaican beach-style Escovitch fish, you'll love this deliciously spicy and simple seafood pickle sauce recipe! This Jamaican Escovitch Pickle Sauce recipe is what you'll need to create a mouth-watering beach-side restaurant experience. The beautiful burst of scotch-bonnet pepper and spices used in this recipe are sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more!
3 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine Caribbean, Haitian, Jamaican, Spanish


  • 2-3 cups vinegar white
  • 6-8 large scotch bonnet peppers chopped
  • 1 large onion cut into rings
  • ½ carrot julienned
  • 1 doz pimento seeds


  • Prep then add all the ingredients to a sealable jar.
  • Drizzle the pickle saice over fried fish, fried chicken, pork or dish of your choice.
  • Please note: The flavour of the escovitch pickle sauce develops to spicy perfection over time. Seal the jar and let the pickle marinate for at least 1 hour, to allow the flavours to intensify and get the best results. 
  • Refrigerate any leftover pickle to preserve it for months.
  • Remember to bring the pickle to room temperature or to heat it slighly before serving it, once it's refridgerated.
  • Would you love a step-by-step video to see how I prepare my Jamaican Escovitch Pickle Sauce and fry my fish to juicy perfection? Well, I've gone ahead and placed a link to that recipe video in the notes below.
  • Bless up & enjoy it!!
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Enjoy my step-by-step video, that shows you how to perfectly season, and fry fish at home. You'll also see how I make a tantalizing Jamaican Escovitch Pickle Sauce to drizzle over fried fish to deliver a delicious seafood experience. I can't wait for you to try these authentic Jamaican recipes, made with love from my home to yours!
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