Daing na Labahita Con Salsa

This daing na labahita con salsa recipe is a counterpart and local version of the popular Spanish dish called Bacalo a la Vizcaina. Compared to the pricey dish, this recipe uses sun dried and salted labahita or surgeon fish which is cheaper than the dried codfish which is usually imported.

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To cook daing na labahita con salsa; Soak daing in 3 cups water with 1 Tbsp. vinegar for 15-20 minutes. Change vinegar solution 3 times. Drain. Boil daing in 3 cups water for 10-15 minutes. Drain. Saute garlic, onion, potatoes and green peas. Add tomato sauce, daing, laurel leaves and 1 cup water. Season with salt, sugar and pepper according to taste. Add green onions just before serving. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

 

How to Cook Daing na Labahita Con Salsa
 
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Recipe type: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 medium daing na labahita (sun dried surgeon fish), cut into large squares
  • 3 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 8 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 3 small potatoes, cut into 4
  • ¼ cup cooked/frozen green peas
  • 1 can (227 g) Tomato Sauce
  • 2 laurel leaves
  • 4 stalks green onions, cut into 1” pieces
Instructions
How to cook Daing na Labahita Con Salsa:
  1. Soak daing in 3 cups water with 1 Tbsp. vinegar for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Change vinegar solution 3 times. Drain. Boil daing in 3 cups water for 10-15 minutes. Drain.
  3. Saute garlic, onion, potatoes and green peas. Add tomato sauce, daing, laurel leaves and 1 cup water. Simmer until the sauce is thick.
  4. Season with salt, sugar and pepper according to taste. Add green onions just before serving.

 

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Daing con Salsa