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How to Make Zesty Fish Kilawin

Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo very fresh tuna cut in 1/2 inch cubes (or tanigue, lahahita or bangus)
  • 1/2 cup Spiced Vinegar for rinsing
  • 1/3 cup Vinegar white
  • 2 tsp ginger sliced into fine strips
  • 1/2 cup onions preferably sibuyas mura, "shallots ", chopped finely salt
  • 1/3 cup dayap juice
  • freshly ground pepper
  • siling labuyo chopped (start with 3-4 pieces first)


    How to make Zesty Fish Kilawin

    • Wash the fish very well under running water. Squeeze out water.
    • Add 1/2 cup Spiced Vinegar to rinse and gently wash the fish pieces in vinegar.
    • Squeeze vinegar out. Add ginger, onions, Vinegar (white), salt and siling labuyo.
    • Add the 1/3 cup dayap juice and freshly ground pepper.
    • Place the marinated fish in a covered glass bowl in the refrigerator for 15 minutes then serve.
    • Serves 4. Preparation time: 20-30 minutes.