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How to Cook Sinanglay na Tilapia

Sinanglay na tilapia is stewed tilapia fish in coconut milk with pechay and tomatoes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: coconut milk, sinanglay na tilapia, stewed tilapia
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo tilapia 3 pcs/kilo
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 100 gms tomatoes chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 6 pcs native pechay
  • 1/4 tsp iodized salt
  • 4 tbsp crab fat or roe taba ng talangka
  • ginger minced


How to Sinanglay na Tilapia

  • Clean tilapia and remove scales.
  • Slice at the back and fill in the tomatoes, ginger and onion.
  • Wrap tilapia in native pechay and let boil in coconut milk.
  • Flavor with crab fat or roe.
  • Add salt and simmer until done.