Definition of escovitch in English:

escovitch

(also escoveitch)

noun

mass nounWest Indian
  • A dish consisting of fish that is fried and then marinated in a sauce of vinegar, spices, onions, carrots, and peppers.

    as modifier ‘the menu featured oxtail stew, curried goat, escovitch fish, and jerk chicken’
    • ‘An entire yellowtail snapper escovitch is a sight to behold - for those who don't mind staring their dinner in the eye.’
    • ‘There are four items on the menu: ceviche, escovitch (a Jamaican whole fish in a tart, spicy sauce), bouillabaisse, and soup.’

Origin

Variant form of escabeche.

Pronunciation

escovitch

/ˈɛskəvɪtʃ/