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Pritong Isda – Fried Fish………………….When my wife saw me taking photo’s of this fish, She ask me, are you including this your blog? I said yes, Everything we eat, every meal we had, simple or not, I will post it to my blog. Did you know why? Maybe same as me, You might run out of idea to have on your dinner. That is the reason why I will be posting this simple fried fish. I miss to eat a simple fried fish…………

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg Black Snapper seasoned with little salt and pepper
  • flour for coating
  • Oil for frying.

Procedures:

  • Fry until crispy!!!
  • Enjoy!!

Fried Fish and Sauteed Chinese Cabbage


I always tell to my wife, no matter how simple are dinner is, I will always write it on my food blog……..Fried Fish and sautéed chinese cabbage with hibi (small crispy shrimps). We, filipinos love to it fried dishes especially fish. It’s a most common food in our table. Traditionally, if we have fried dishes, it should always comes with a vegetable to complete the menu. The fast and easy way is to saute any vegetables on your fridge. This time, I choose to cook a simple sautéed cabbage with hibi (small fried shrimps). How about you guys? What do you pair for your fried dish?…………….Did you know that the most interesting part of this vegetable is they have the power to reduce the risk of developing colon cancer. Some studies have shown that people who eat large amounts of cabbage have low rate of colon cancer. This is because they have high levels of fiber and chemicals. Fiber helps to keep our intestines healthy by increasing our transit movements. Cabbage also contains chemicals that inhibit tumor growth and protects cells from free radicals…….

Ingredients: good for 2-3 persons

  • 500 gms fish (your choice of fish)
  • Oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup flour, salt & pepper mix(for coating fish)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium onions sliced
  • 2 tbsp hibi
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • dash of sesame oil
  • salt & pepper
  • quarter of cabbage(sliced)

Procedures:

  • In a bowl, mix flour, salt & pepper and rub to fish.
  • In a frying pan, heat oil and fry fish until cook and crispy.
  • IN a teflon pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onion, add in hibi and seasoned with salt & pepper. then add in cabbage and cook for about 2-3 minutes. Adjust taste by adding soy sauce. before serving add sesame oil.
  • Serve with fried fish!

Talong, Isda at Bagoong(fish and eggplant)


I always tell my wife, no matter how simple our dinner is, I will post it to my blog. This sounds very familiar to filipino dining tables because its one of the most common fried dish paired with eggplant and accompanied by a mouth-watering bagoong(Philippines anchovies). Believe me, if this menu is on our table, it will be a war of food vs. mankind.(LOL)……………….Did you know that eggplant is a rich source of phenolic compounds – an antioxidant that can help prevent cancer, cholesterol build-up and bacterial and viral infection. Eggplant also has a high fiber content which can prevent constipation, hemorrhoids, and colitis.They are also naturally low in calories and has no fat……

Ingredients: good for 3-4 persons

  • 500 gms fish (any fish will do)
  • 1 pc eggplant sliced
  • 2 bunch bok choy ( steamed)
  • oil for frying
  •  1 small white onions chopped
  • 3 red chillies optional
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp Philippines anchovies
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pc tomato quartered

Procedures:

  • In a pan, heat oil and fry eggplant, no need to season. set aside
  • In the same pan, fry fish until crispy on both side. set aside
  • In a small pan, heat a little oil and saute garlic and onions, add in tomatoes and anchovies. simmer for a minute then add water. boil for 2 minutes and its done.
  • Enjoy! dip the veggies and fish in the anchovies dipping sauce.

Fried Fish with coriander salad


Everytime we are craving for a fried fish, we always accompany it with this coriander salad. It is very appetizing that you can finish all the rice you can eat…this salad also best for fried salted pork(burong baboy), shrimp(halabos) and more…Did you know that coriander contains lots of vitamin A, B1, B2, C and iron. These leaves also act as stimulants and tonics. They strengthen the stomach and promote digestion, increase secretion and discharge of urine and reduce fever….

Ingredients: good for 2-3 persons)

  • oil for frying
  • 1 whole fish (snapper , kahawai or any fish)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 pcs chillies
  • salted eggs(optional)

Procedures:

  • season your fish with salt & pepper then fry until cooked and crispy
  • In a mixing bowl, add coriander, onions and tomatoes, seasoned with fish sauce, chillies are optional. serve in a bowl
  • enjoy!!

Fried Fish in tausi sauce


Fish in tausi….This dish is a member of the so called “Pangat dishes”(meaning 2nd or 3rd day heating of meal)…I remember when we use to have a “small canteen”(cafeteria) in the philippines. 1st day we sell the fried fish, then if it doesn’t sold..second day we cooked it with tausi sauce or some times “sarciado”….Did you know that Fish is a high-protein, low-fat food that provides a range of health benefits. White-fleshed fish, in particular, is lower in fat than any other source of animal protein, and oily fish are high in Omega 3 fatty acids , or the “good” fats. Since the human body can’t make significant amounts of these essential nutrients, fish are an important part of the diet

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbs oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger sliced thinly
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 6-8 pcs Fried fish(above fish photo is baby jack mackarel)
  • 1 stalk of celery (chopped 1/4 inch evenly
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 small can of black beans (use 3 tbsp and mashed it)
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

Directions:

  • Heat oil in pan ,  Add garlic, ginger and onions. Sautee for 2 minutes.
  • Add black beans. Continue stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chopped celery, coriander and remove from heat. garnish with pepper and sesame oil
  • Serve hot over fried fish ………and enjoy!!!!!
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