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Zesty Fish Kilawin


1/2 kilo very fresh tuna, cut in 1/2 inch cubes (or tanigue, lahahita or bangus)
1/2 cup Spiced Vinegar (for rinsing)
1/3 cup Vinegar (white)
2 tsp ginger, sliced into fine strips
1/2 cup onions (preferably sibuyas mura, “shallots “), chopped finely salt
1/3 cup dayap juice
freshly ground pepper
siling labuyo, chopped (start with 3-4 pieces first)

How to make Zesty Fish Kilawin

  • Wash the fish very well under running water. Squeeze out water.
  • Add 1/2 cup Spiced Vinegar to rinse and gently wash the fish pieces in vinegar.
  • Squeeze vinegar out. Add ginger, onions, Vinegar (white), salt and siling labuyo.
  • Add the 1/3 cup dayap juice and freshly ground pepper.
  • Place the marinated fish in a covered glass bowl in the refrigerator for 15 minutes then serve.
  • Serves 4. Preparation time: 20-30 minutes

Healthy Note:

Tuna has a high level of Omega 3 Fatty Acid that may reduce hypertension.

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