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Totsong Bangus
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How to Cook Totsong Bangus

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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: totsong bangus
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Manny


  • 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.