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How To Cook Sizzling Tuna Sisig

Wondering what can be done to a can of tuna to make it amazingly delicious? You just need some basic ingredients to make it into a sizzling tuna sisig.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Fish Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: sizzling sisig, tuna sisig
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Manny


  • 2 cans 180 grams tuna flakes in oil
  • 3 pcs red onions minced
  • 2 Tbsp. ginger minced
  • 1 to 2 pcs long green chilies sliced
  • 1 pc bird's eyes chilies or siling labuyo chopped
  • 1 pc bell peppers sliced into squares
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. liquid seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp. calamansi juice
  • 1/2 cup crushed pork chicharon
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper powder
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • cooking oil for frying


How To Cook Sizzling Tuna Sisig

  • Drain the 2 cans of tuna flakes in a strainer and press the tuna against the strainer using a spoon to remove excess liquid.
  • Heat a non-stick pan and put about 1 tsp of cooking oil. Stir fry the tuna until the liquid is almost gone and the tuna turns almost brown.
  • Put more oil in the pan about 1 Tbsp and fry the tuna until crispy and brown. Then set aside in the pan forming a circle.
  • Add in the center 1 tsp of oil and add in ginger, onions, green chili peppers, siling labuyo and bell peppers. Saute for about half a minute then mix the tuna with the spices.
  • Then season with liquid seasoning, soy sauce, calamansi juice, sugar, black pepper and stir all the ingredients. Turn off heat.
  • Add in the mayonnaise and stir to mix. Put the crushed chicharon and stir again to mix.
  • Heat the sizzling plate and melt the butter and spread it on the entire plate. Put the tuna sisig on the plate and give it a little toss.
  • Serve hot and garnish with crushed chicharon and slices of calamansi.