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How to Cook Daing na Labahita Con Salsa

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1 medium daing na labahita sun dried surgeon fish, cut into large squares
  • 3 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 8 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 3 small potatoes cut into 4
  • 1/4 cup cooked/frozen green peas
  • 1 can 227 g Tomato Sauce
  • 2 laurel leaves
  • 4 stalks green onions cut into 1” pieces


    How to cook Daing na Labahita Con Salsa:

    • Soak daing in 3 cups water with 1 Tbsp. vinegar for 15-20 minutes.
    • Change vinegar solution 3 times. Drain. Boil daing in 3 cups water for 10-15 minutes. Drain.
    • Saute garlic, onion, potatoes and green peas. Add tomato sauce, daing, laurel leaves and 1 cup water. Simmer until the sauce is thick.
    • Season with salt, sugar and pepper according to taste. Add green onions just before serving.