How to Cook Tiim na Bangus
Recipe type: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 2 servings
  • 1 pc fresh, bangus, milk-fish, medium-size
  • 1 pc onion, chopped
  • 4 pcs tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4-5 pcs young alagaw leaves, mashed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 pc banana leaf 1 foot-wide
  • ⅓ cup vinegar
  • 2-3 Tbsp. soy sauce
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How to cook Tiim na Bangus
  1. Cut bangus at the back, from head to tail.
  2. Remove gills and entrails. Wash well.
  3. In a bowl, combine onion, tomatoes, garlic and mashed alagaw leaves.
  4. Let mixture stay for about 5 minutes.
  5. Stuff the bangus with the marinated mixture.
  6. Wrap in banana leaf and simmer in vinegar-soy sauce for 15 minutes.
  7. Pat dry bangus in absorbent paper towel.
  8. Deep-fry while still wrapped in banana leaf until fish is golden brown.
  9. Unwrap and place on a serving platter. Pour the vinegar-soy sauce mixture.
  10. lf desired, the fish can be served with the vinegar-soy sauce as individual dip. Serve hot.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at