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.
How to Cook Totsong Bangus
- 1 medium sized bangus sliced into 4 - 5 pieces
- 2 squares tahure
- 1 large onion sliced
- 2 -3 to matoes sliced
- 3 cloves minced garlic
- 2 tbsp. ginger strips
- 1/3 cup vinegar
- 1 cup water
- 1 tsp. vetsin or MSG
- cooking oil for frying
How to cook Totsong Bangus
- 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.
Thanks Agnes for notifying me. I’ve corrected it already.
i think that you switched the measurement of the vinegar and water. 1 cup water and 1/3 cup vinegar
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