Sweet and Sour Cream Dory


Ingredients:
500 grams cream dory fillet, cut into serving pieces
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 cup pineapple chunks
2 onions, quartered
2 tablespoons ginger, julienned
6 cloves garlic, minced
salt to taste
cooking or vegetable oil for frying
1 small carrot, peeled and sliced diagonally(optional)

Coating:
1 large egg, beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup water

Sweet and Sour Sauce:
1 cup water
1/4 cup pineapple juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2/3 cup vinegar
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon cornstarch(dissolved in 1/4 cup water)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine the cornstarch, egg, ginger powder, water, salt and fish fillet then stir to coat evenly.
2. Let sit for 15 minutes at room temperature.

Part 2
1. In a frying pan, heat cooking oil and deep fry fish pieces for 3 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Drain on paper towel and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a pan, heat oil and saute ginger, garlic, onion, bell peppers, pineapple chunks and carrots until done. Remove and set aside.

Part 4
1. In a same pan, combine water, sugar, vinegar, pineapple juice, ketchup, soy sauce and sesame oil. Mix well.
2. Let sauce boil over medium heat.
3. When boiling, add dissolved cornstarch and continue stirring until thickens. Adjust seasoning then turn off the heat.
4. Put back fish fillet and veggies then mix.
5. Serve immediately with steamed rice.

Cream Dory Teriyaki


Ingredients:
2-3 pieces Cream Dory
3 tablespoons calamansi/lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste
toasted sesame seeds
spring onions

Teriyaki Sauce:
3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
1 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Marinate cream dory in calamansi juice for 30 minutes. Set aside.
2. In a bowl, combine teriyaki mixture then mix until blended.

Part 2
1. In a baking pan, lined with aluminum foil.
2. Season cream dory with salt and pepper then pour teriyaki sauce on top.
3. Bake in a preheated over 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or until cooked.
4. Transfer to serving plate then drizzle with teriyaki sauce.
5. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and spring onions. Serve.

Fish Fillet Caldereta


Ingredients:
750 grams fish fillets(I used cream dory), cut into serving pieces
1/2 cup flour
2 raw eggs, beaten
250 grams tomato sauce
1 large onions, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup pineapple, chunks or tidbits
1 large carrot, sliced
1 green bell pepper, diced
40 grams liver spread
1 & 1/2 cups soda(7-up or soda)
2 hot chili(labuyo), chopped(optional)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
sugar, salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper then mix well. Set aside.
2. Dredge fish fillet into flour mixture then shake off to remove excess flour.
3. Dip in beaten eggs and dredge again into flour mixture to coat all sides.
4. Deep fry each fish fillets for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towel and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pot, heat oil and saute garlic and onions.
2. Add tomato sauce, soda and bay leaves then bring to boil.
3. Add carrots then simmer until tender.
4. Add fish fillet, pineapple, bell pepper, liver spread and chili then simmer for 3 minutes.
5. Adjust seasoning with sugar, salt and pepper according to taste.
6. Simmer for another 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
7. Transfer to serving plate and serve with steamed rice.

Garlic Cream Dory


Ingredients:
500 grams cream dory, sliced
1 thumb-sized ginger, sliced
salt and pepper to taste
1 bulb garlic, minced
chopped spring onions for garnishing

Sauce:
3 tablespoons light soy sauce
2 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 1/2 cups water
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Rub the fish with salt and pepper.
2. In a steamer, line with parchment paper so the fish won’t stick to the bottom.
3. Arrange fish then top with ginger then steam for 10 minutes or until cooked.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic until light brown. Remove and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a sauce pan, combine the sauce ingredients then bring to boil and simmer until almost thicken. Turn off the heat.

Part 4
1. In a serving plate, arrange fish then pour the sauce on top then garnish with toasted garlic and spring onions. Serve with steamed rice.

Baked Cream Dory

Filipino Style Recipe: Baked Cream Dory is a simple yet mouth-watering healthy dish. This recipe consists of cream dory marinated in herbs and lemon juice then baked in butter until tender.

Ingredients:
2 medium slabs creamy dory
3 tablespoons lemon/calamansi juice
1/2 teaspoon dried basil flakes
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano flakes
1/2 teaspoon paprika powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 tablespoon chopped celery leaves
1 celery stalk, sliced
3-4 pieces tomatoes, halves
2-3 pieces potatoes, quartered

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine paprika powder, basil, oregano, ginger powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

Part 2
1. Grease baking pan with butter then arrange cream dory.
2. Sprinkle fish with powdered mixture then garnish with celery leaves.
3. Pour lemon juice then marinate for 15 minutes.
4. Add tomatoes, potatoes and celery stalks on the side. Add some butter slices in between and on top of the fish.
5. Bake in a preheated oven over 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 20-30 minutes or until tender.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately with steamed rice.

Steamed Cream Dory with Ginger Light Soy Sauce

Filipino Style Recipe: Steamed Cream Dory with Ginger Light Soy Sauce is another simple and quick fish dish that consists of steamed cream dory cooked in ginger light soy sauce drizzle with sesame oil.

Ingredients:
1 kilo cream dory fillets, slice into serving pieces
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
toasted garlic for garnishing

Light Soy Sauce:
1/4 cup light soy sauce
2 1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoons chopped spring onions

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Rub fish fillets with salt, pepper and ginger.
2. Arrange in a steamer then steam for 10-15 minutes. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, combine ingredients then simmer to boil. Turn off the heat.
2. In a large serving plate, arrange steamed fish then pour sauce.
3. Drizzle with sesame oil then garnish with toasted garlic.
4. Serve with steamed bok choy.

Lemon and Herb Fish Fillets

Filipino Style Recipe: Lemon and Herb Fish Fillets is a simple yet delicious dish made of fish fillets cooked in broth, lemon and herb.

Ingredients:
500 grams fish fillets, I used cream dory
1 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon shredded ginger
salt and pepper to taste
10 pieces green beans, trimmed and cut into 3 inches
1 small carrot, peeled and cut into 3 inches

Flour Mixture:
3 teaspoons flour
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon grind pepper

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine flour, basil, oregano and grind pepper until well blended.
2. Coat the fish evenly with flour mixture. Set aside.
3. In a bowl, combine broth, lemon juice and remaining flour mixture. Mix until blended.

Part 2
1. In a pan, melt butter then add vegetables, a dash of dried basil and salt. Stir fry until crisp and tender. Set aside.

Part 3.
1. In a same pan, add olive oil then cook fish for 2 minutes each side or until light brown.
2. Pour chicken broth mixture, ginger and cilantro, bring to boil then adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Simmer until the sauce reduced and the fish is tender.
4. Transfer to serving plate then serve with stir fried vegetables.

Asian Style Steamed Cream Dory

Filipino Style Recipe: Asian Style Steamed Cream Dory is another simple and quick fish dish that consists of cream dory cooked in Asian sauce made of light soy sauce, oyster sauce, water, sugar, ginger and sesame oil.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams cream dory, sliced
1 thumb-sized ginger, sliced
salt and pepper to taste
2 stalks onion leeks, sliced diagonally
2 pieces chili pepper, sliced

Sauce:
3 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
2 cups water
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 tablespoon sesame oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Rub the fish with salt and pepper.
2. In a steamer, line with parchment paper so the fish won’t stick to the bottom.
3. Arrange fish then top with ginger then steam for 10 minutes or until cooked.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, combine the sauce ingredients then bring to boil.
2. Add onion leeks and chili pepper. Turn off the heat.

Part 3
1. In a serving plate, arrange fish then pour the sauce on top then garnish with remaining onion leeks. Serve with steamed rice.

Cream Dory Pochero

Filipino Style Recipe: Cream Dory Pochero is another variety of tomato-based dish. The fish cooked in tomato sauce together with bananas and other vegetables. A simple yet delicious Filipino dish.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20 minutes
Good for 2-4 persons

Ingredients:
750 grams cream dory fillets, cleaned
3 pieces banana(saba), sliced halves
200 grams tomato sauce
4 garlic gloves, chopped
1 small onion, quartered
1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
1 cups water
100 grams green beans, trimmed and sliced
1 small chinese cabbage or bok choy(pechay), cut into serving pieces
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
fish sauce or salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large plate, pat dry fish, cut into serving pieces, and set aside.
2. In a pan, heat oil then fry banana until golden brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pot, heat oil and saute garlic and onion.
2. Add tomato sauce, water, and peppercorns. Cover and bring to boil.
3. Add fried bananas, and fish then cook for 3 minutes.
4. Add vegetables then simmer for another 3 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
5. Adjust seasoning according to taste then transfer to serving plate, serve with steamed rice.