Filipino Bangus (Milkfish) Croquettes Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 1 cup Sarangani Bay smoked bangus (milkfish), flaked
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 10 small potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons breadcrumbs
How to cook Filipino Bangus (Milkfish) Croquettes:
  • Saute the garlic and add the flaked smoked bangus (milkfish). Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the mashed potatoes and milk and cook until mixture is almost dry.
  • Add the butter and green onions and mix well.
  • Shape into oval croquettes. Roll in lightly beaten eggs then in breadcrumbs, egg and breadcrumbs again. Pan fry until brown.


The Filipino Bangus (Milkfish) Croquettes is a very affordable dish. Great tasting food is easy to cook and is also healthy.
Kining sud-ana makasingot sa ka lami. (This kind of food will make you sweat with its good taste).


The Filipino national fish is milkfish. The milkfish is a national symbol of the Philippines, where it is called bangus. Because milkfish is notorious for being much bonier than other food fish in the country, deboned milkfish, or "boneless bangus", has become popular in stores and markets.
Bangus (milkfish) can be bought in Filipino stores and mullet may be substituted.

This recipe for Filipino Bangus (Milkfish) Croquettes serves/makes: 4

The Filipino Bangus (Milkfish) Croquettes recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

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

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