Easy Fish Cardillo (Cardillong Isda) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2 servings


  • 2 slices fried Porgy (Scup)
  • 1 medium size tomato
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 2 stalks spring onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups water
How to cook Easy Fish Cardillo (Cardillong Isda):
  • In a pot put the water, tomato, salt and pepper and bring to boil.
  • Add the fried fish then simmer for 5 minutes
  • Add the bell pepper and spring onion then stir in the beaten egg and simmer until the eggs form soft, creamy curds.
  • Serve the Fish Cardillo hot with steamed white rice.


The Filipino Fish Cardillo (Cardillong Isda) is a very affordable dish. This recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.
This recipe can easily be modified with all kinds of leftover fried fish.


Filipino Fish Cardillo is a dish with fish in tomato and egg sauce.

Porgy, also known as scup, is a lean fish with a coarse texture and delicate flavor, consisting of a large family of fish found in temperate and tropical waters all over the world.

This recipe for Easy Fish Cardillo (Cardillong Isda) serves/makes: 2 servings

The Easy Fish Cardillo (Cardillong Isda) recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Porgy (more Porgy recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Filipino (more Filipino recipes)

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