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How to Cook Grilled Tanigue with Bagoong Fried Rice

A complete meal of grilled tanigue fish with fried rice flavored with shrimp paste.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: bagoong fried rice, grilled tanigue
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Manny


  • 4 pieces tanigue Spanish mackerel steak or swordfish steak
  • 2 Tbsp. premium soy sauce preferably Lee Kum Kee
  • 2 pcs. calamansi
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

For the fried rice:

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. minced shallot or red onion
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. bagoong alamang or shrimp paste
  • 4 cups cooked jasmine rice
  • finely sliced green mango for garnishing


    How to cook Grilled Tanigue with Bagoong Fried Rice:

    • Marinate fish steaks in soy sauce, calamansi and black pepper for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
    • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in wok until smoking hot.
    • Saute the shallots and garlic until fragrant. Add the shrimp paste and rice.
    • Stir fry until well mixed. Set aside.
    • Grill tanigue steak over hot coals, keeping it at least 5 inches above the coals.
    • Cook for about 4 to 5 minutes per side or until done. Serve hot with fried rice.
    • Garnish fried rice with sliced green mango.