How to Cook Steamed Pompano (Talakitok)
Recipe type: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 4 pcs fresh pompano or talakitok (about 200-250 grams each)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. celery, chopped
  • 1 pc onion, cut into rings
  • 4 pcs tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 pcs salted eggs, sliced
  • 4 pcs 15'' square banana leaves or aluminum-foil
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How to cook Steamed Pampano
  1. Make a diagonal slit on both sides of each fish. Sprinkle fish with salt and ginger.
  2. Place each in individual foil. Divide celery, onion, tomatoes and salted eggs into four portions.
  3. Place a portion on top of each fish. Wrap carefully and steam for 45 minutes or until fish is done.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at