How to Make Burong Dalag (Fermented Mudfish)
Recipe type: Fish recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 large mudfish (dalag)
  • ⅔ cup salt
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 1 Tbsp. angkak ( fermented red yeast rice )
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How to cook Burong Dalag
  1. Scrape scales of fish. Slit at the back from head to tail and spread.
  2. Cut into 4 pieces. Clean by washing in running water.
  3. Drain and rub with salt. Set aside for 2 hours.
  4. Combine cooked rice, salt and angkak. pack fish and rice mixture in an earthen jar (palayok) or a bottle with wide mouth.
  5. Cover tightly. Store in the refrigerator. After one week, you may then saute the buro.
  6. Note: You can subtitute the mudfish with tilapia or gourami for your buro.
How to saute the burong dalag:
  1. Saute minced garlic in oil until brown. Add chopped onions and tomatoes. Stir for 3 minutes, then add the burong dalag with the rice mixture. Add a little water and a dash of MSG or vetsin. Cook for 10 minutes.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at