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How to Cook Ginataang Yellow Fin Tuna

This yellow fin tuna dish is very easy to cook because you only have to combine all the ingredients in a pot.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: ginataang yellow fin tuna, tuna with coconut milk
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 233kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 pc small yellow fin tuna
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 1 cup coconut vinegar or any white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 pcs thumbs sized turmeric or luyang dilaw crushed
  • 2 pcs thumbs sized ginger sliced into strips
  • 1 piece red onion sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper powder
  • 2 pcs green chilies or finger chilies


How to Cook Ginataang Yellow Fin Tuna

  • In a stainless steel pot or ceramic pot, combine tuna, garlic, onion, turmeric, ginger, siling haba, vinegar, black pepper powder, salt and sugar.
  • Turn on heat and cook for 15 minutes without stirring. Then pour the coconut milk and bring to a boil.
  • Cook until the sauce is reduced and slightly thick. Turn off heat and let it cool slightly before serving so the sauce is thick when served.