Totsong Bangus

Totsong Bangus

Totsong bangus is a delicious and simple milkfish recipe that you can cook anytime.  Although this is a Filipino dish, the ingredients have an Asian influence particularly, Chinese cuisine. It’s because “tahure” or fermented bean curd is a delicacy and a usual cooking ingredient among Chinese cuisine. To those who have not taste the tahure, you might not like it because it smells fermented and the taste is a salty and pungent. And with regard to cooking this dish, it is simple and the ingredients are few and easy to find.

To cook this dish; Sprinkle a little salt on bangus. Let stand for 1-2 hours and fry until golden brown. Mash tahure, add vinegar and water. Saute garlic, then add ginger. Stir sliced onion and tomatoes. Saute for 3 minutes, then pour in tahure mixture and cover. When it boils, add fried bangus and MSG or vetsin. Cook for 10 minutes. See below for the complete recipe with exact measurements of ingredients. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

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How to Cook Totsong Bangus
 
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Totsong bangus is a delicious and simple milkfish recipe that you can cook anytime. Although this is a Filipino dish, the ingredients have an Asian influence particularly, Chinese cuisine.
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Recipe type: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 medium sized bangus, sliced into 4 - 5 pieces
  • 2 squares tahure
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 -3 tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. ginger strips
  • ⅓ cup vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp. vetsin or MSG
  • cooking oil for frying
Instructions
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How to cook Totsong Bangus
  1. Sprinkle a little salt on bangus. Let stand for 1-2 hours and fry until golden brown.
  2. Mash tahure, add vinegar and water.
  3. Saute garlic, then add ginger. Stir sliced onion and tomatoes.
  4. Saute for 3 minutes, then pour in tahure mixture and cover.
  5. When it boils, add fried bangus and MSG or vetsin. Cook for 10 minutes.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 112grams Calories: 190

 

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Totsong Bangus