Adobong Tilapia

Filipino Style Recipe: adobong tilapia is another simple yet delicious dish. The fish cooked and simmered in a blend of soy sauce, vinegar, bay leaves, sugar, salt and peppercorns.

Ingredients:
2 medium-sized tilapia, slice into serving pieces
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 cup water
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, chopped
2 pieces bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
2 pieces green chili
sugar, salt and pepper to taste
3 tablespoons vegetable oil

Procedures:
1. In a pan, arrange half of garlic, onion and ginger.
2. Arrange tilapia then pour water, soy sauce, vinegar and vegetable oil.
3. Add remaining garlic, onion, ginger, bay leaves and peppercorns.
4. Bring to boil over medium heat then add green chili. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Continue cooking and simmer until the sauce almost absorbed.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve with steamed rice.

Sinigang sa Miso (Tilapia)

Filipino Style Recipe: Sinigang sa miso (Tilapia) or tilapia in miso-tamarind soup is another Filipino soup dish. This is similar to other sinigang that has a sour broth. The fish cooked in a combination in rice washing, tomatoes, vegetables, miso paste and tamarind which gives a sour taste.

Ingredients:
1 kilo tilapia, cut into 2-3 pieces
3 tablespoons miso paste
1 pack of tamarind powder or tamarind(sampalok)
3 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 medium-sized onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, chopped
2 large tomatoes, chopped
a bunch of mustard greens(mustasa)
3 green pepper(siling haba)
1 liter water or rice washing
cooking oil
fish sauce, salt and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1(Optional)
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then fry tilapia until light brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a casserole, heat oil and saute garlic, onion, ginger and tomatoes.
2. Add miso paste and fish sauce then stir cook for a minute.
3. Pour water then bring to boil. Add sinigang mix then bring to boil.
4. Add fried tilapia and green pepper then cook for another 2 minutes.
5. Season with salt and ground pepper according to taste.
6. Add mustard greens then simmer for a minute. Serve hot!

NOTES:
1. To extract tamarind juice instead of sinigang mix, boil unripe tamarind until soften then pound and extract the juice.

Pinangat na Galunggong

Filipino Style Recipe: Pinangat na Galunggong is another simple and easy Filipino dish. It is usually consist of fish cooked in a combination of calamansi, tomatoes and some spices.

Ingredients:
500 grams galunggong, cleaned and trimmed
2 medium size tomatoes, sliced
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, chopped
3 pieces green chili
5 pieces calamansi, juice
2 cups water
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pot, arrange half of tomatoes, ginger and onion.
2. Arrange galunggong over then add the remaining tomatoes, ginger, onion and green chili.
3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper then pour calamansi juice and water.
4. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes or until cooked.
5. Remove from heat then serve with steamed rice.

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.

Sarciadong Bangus

Filipino Style Recipe: Sarciadong bangus is another simple and easy Filipino dish. This dish is a way to re-cooked left over fish. It is usually consist of fried bangus (or Leftover) then cooked in a combination of tomatoes and beaten eggs.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20-30 minutes
Good for 3-5 persons

Ingredients:
1 medium-sized bangus (milk fish), cleaned and cut into serving pieces
2 pieces eggs, beaten
4 medium-sized tomatoes, diced
1 medium-sized onions, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup water
fish sauce and ground pepper to taste
cooking oil
2 tablespoons chopped spring onion(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1 (Skip if leftover fish is available)
1. Season bangus with salt. Set aside.
2. In a pan, heat cooking oil and fry fish until brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In same pan, reduce the oil then saute onion, garlic and tomatoes until soft.
2. Add water, spring onion, fish sauce and ground pepper. Bring to boil.
3. Add beaten eggs, once the eggs curdles start stirring the mixture.
4. Add fried bangus and simmer for a minute.
5. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with remaining spring onion. Serve with rice. Enjoy!

Sauteed Kangkong in Oyster Sauce

Filipino Style Recipe: Sauteed kangkong in oyster sauce is a simple and affordable dish made of water spinach sauteed and cooked together with smoked fish and oyster sauce.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
2 bunch of Kangkong (water spinach), cut into 2inch
3 pieces fried/left-over tinapa (smoked fish), flakes and discard bones
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch, dissolved in 1/2 cup broth
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
a dash of dried chili flakes
fish sauce and ground pepper to taste
sesame seeds, toasted (optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine oyster sauce, sesame oil, cornstarch and broth then mix until well blended.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic and onion
2. Add tinapa flakes then continue sauteing for a minute.
3. Add kangkong stalks then stir cook for another minute.
4. Pour oyster sauce mixture and chili flakes then bring to boil. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Add kangkong leaves then simmer for a minute.
6. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds. Serve immediately.

Skipjack Tuna in Coconut Milk

Filipino Style Recipe: Skipjack Tuna in Coconut Milk is another simple and easy Filipino dish. It is usually consist of skipjack tuna (tulingan) cooked in a combination of coconut milk, vinegar and some spices.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 4 servings

Ingredients:
500 grams skipjack tuna (tulingan), sliced into serving pieces
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 piece onion, sliced
1 thumb-sized ginger, diced
2 pieces green chili(siling haba)
1 cup coconut cream (1st extract)
1 cup coconut milk (2nd extract)
2 pieces eggplants, sliced
1/2 cup of vinegar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
fish sauce and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a saucepan, heat oil the saute garlic, onion and ginger.
2. Arrange fish and eggplants then add fish sauce, vinegar, ground pepper and coconut milk.
3. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until almost tender.
4. Add coconut cream and simmer for another 10 minutes or until creamy and oily.
5. Add green chili and cook for another minute.
6. Serve and Enjoy!

Fish Burger Patties

Filipino Style Recipe: Fish burger patty is consist of fish flakes mixed together with eggs, minced onions, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, salt and pepper. Flattened the mixture into a disc-like shape then fried or grilled until tender.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 30-40 minutes(plus refrigerating time)

Ingredients:
500 grams fish fillet (tuna, milkfish, etc)
1 onion, minced
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons water
1/4 cup bread crumbs
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, arrange fish then cover with water. Bring to boil and simmer until fish is tender. Drain and pat dry.
2. In a large bowl, place fish then mash with a fork into flakes.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients then mix thoroughly.
2. Divide the mixture into serving pieces. Roll the mixture into balls and flatten into 1/2 inch on an even surface.
3. In a tray with grease-proof paper, arrange patties then cover with plastic. Place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

Part 3
1. Fry or grill patties for 3-4 minutes each side or until color turn to brown.
2. Serve with mushroom gravy or with buns together with sliced tomato, lettuce, cucumber and onion rings.

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.