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How to Cook Adobong Tanigue (Spanish Mackerel Adobo)

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Fish Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 3 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo Tanigue steaks
  • 1 medium size onion
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 inch ginger chopped
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 pcs laurel leaves
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • Cooking oil


    How to cook Adobong Tanigue:

    • Fry tanigue steaks until golden brown. Set aside.
    • In an empty pan pour 1 tablespoon cooking oil and saute garlic, onion and ginger.
    • When garlic turns a little brown and onion is already cooked, add soy sauce, laurel leaves, brown sugar and pepper.
    • Let it simmer for 1 to 2 minutes then add the fried tanigue steaks and gently stir cook until the sauce sticks with the fish.
    • Just be careful not to break the tanigue steaks when stirring. Serve hot.