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Kalderetang Labahita
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How to Cook Kalderetang Labahita

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1 1/4 kilo Labahita fillets cut into chunks
  • 2 pcs calamansi or 1 pc lemon extract the juice
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • cooking oil for frying
  • 1 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pc onion chopped
  • 1 pc potato peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 small carrot peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. kaldereta mix powder dissolved in 1 cup water
  • 1 pc green bell pepper sliced into strips or square
  • 1 tsp. fine salt


    How to cook Kalderetang Labahita:

    • Sprinkle fish with calamansi juice and mix to coat the fish well.
    • Dredge in flour and fry in hot oil until golden brown. Set aside.
    • In a skillet heat oil and saute garlic and onion, then follow the potatoes and carrots.
    • Stir fry until the potatoes and carrots are tender.
    • Add water and simmer for a few minutes then pour the kaldereta mix.
    • Season with salt then add bell peppers and simmer again for a few seconds.
    • Add the fried fish and simmer again for a few minutes. Serve hot.