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Place of origin Ecuador
Course served Lunch
Type Fish stew
Main ingredient(s) Fish (albacore or other tuna or billfish), pickled cassava, red onions

Encebollado (Spanish: cooked with onions) is a fish soup from Ecuador, regarded as a national dish.[1][2][3] It is served with boiled cassava and pickled red onion rings. A dressing of onion is prepared with fresh tomato and spices such as pepper or coriander leaves. It is commonly prepared with albacore, but also tuna, billfish, or bonito. It may be served with ripe avocado.

This dish, is usually served with banana chips, plantains, popcorn, or bread as side dishes; it is sold by peddlers for lunch. It may be garnished with lime juice and chili sauce.

See also


  1. Martin, Herrera (7 October 2007). "El encebollado, un plato que evolucionó con los marineros españoles de antaño". Gastronomia Peru. Retrieved 16 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. http://recetaecuatoriana.com/2009/02/encebollado-de-pescado/
  3. http://especiales.eluniverso.com/sabor-guayaquil/platos/encebollado/