Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 large size whole bangus (milkfish), scaled, cleaned, cut into serving pieces
  • 1 thumb-size ginger, sliced into thirds and pounded
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 1 Chinese eggplant, end trimmed and sliced
  • 4 - 5 garlic, peeled and pounded
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 2 - 3 finger chili
  • 3 - 4 bay leaves (dahon ng paminta)
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 - 10 whole peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cooking oil
How to cook Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar):
  • In a pot, combine fish, eggplant, onion, ginger, garlic, vinegar, water, bay leaves, peppercorns, finger chili and salt.
  • Cover and let simmer for about 10 - 15 minutes or until fish is cooked and liquid is reduced.
  • Drizzle oil on top and stir gently to combine.
  • Serve the Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar) hot with steamed plain rice.
Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar) recipe

Note(s):

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 25 mins

The Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar) recipe a very affordable dish. So quick and easy to cook - healthy as well.

Comment(s):

Paksiw na Bangus also known as Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar is the easiest and most common way of cooking Bangus (Milkfish) in the Philippines. In cooking Paksiw you can also use other fish like tuna, mullet, tilapia, galunggong or dalagang bukid if bangus is not available.

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.


This recipe for Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar) serves/makes: 4 servings

The Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar) recipe is adopted from The Philippine Cook Book.

Main Ingredient: Milkfish (more Milkfish recipes)
Preparation Method: Soup/Stew (more Soup/Stew recipes)
Cuisine: Filipino (more Filipino recipes)

More in Milkfish ~ Soup/Stew recipes:

  • Milkfish Soup (Sinigang na Bangus) ~ Milkfish Soup Recipe - easy recipe how to cook soup (Sinigang) with bangus (milkfish), tomatoes, onion, green sampaloc (tamarind), banana heart, green beans, mustard greens, and patis (fish sauce)....
  • Filipino Milkfish Stew ~ Bangus (Milkfish) Recipe - Filipino recipe how to cook bangus (milkfish) stew with bitter melon, ginger, eggplant, hot green peppers, white vinegar, and patis (fish sauce).
  • Batangas Sinigang na Bangus ~ Milkfish Soup Recipe - easy recipe how to cook soup (Sinigang) with milkfish (bangus), green peppers, onion, cabbage, tomatoes, and lemon.
  • Sinigang na Isda (Fish Stew in Sour Soup) ~ Milkfish Recipe - Filipino recipe how to cook stew with milkfish (bangus), salmon or rock cod, green tamarind, onion, ginger, tomato, daikon (Chinese radish), patis (Filipino fish sauce), spinach, ...
  • Sinigang na Bangus sa Miso ~ Milkfish Soup Recipe - Filipino easy recipe how to cook soup with bangus (milkfish), kangkong (water spinach), miso (soy curd), garlic, onions, ginger, tomatoes, chili pepper, patis (fish sauce), ...
  • Ginisang Mais (Corn Soup) with Bangus ~ Filipino easy recipe how to cook soup with bangus (milkfish), corn, green chili leaves, shrimp paste (bagoong na alamang/hipon), garlic, onion, and cooking oil.
  • Sinigang na Bangus Belly ~ Filipino easy recipe how to cook soup with bangus (milkfish) belly, guava, onion, yardlong beans (sitaw), green finger chili pepper (siling haba), and sweet potato leaves (talbos ng kamote).
  • Pinoy Stewed Milkfish in Tamarind ~ Filipino easy recipe how to cook stew with bangus (milkfish), tomatoes, onion, white radish, yardlong beans, okra, eggplant, chili pepper, tamarind juice, patis, and kangkong.
  • Paksiw na Bangus with Ampalaya ~ Filipino easy and healthy recipe how to cook stew with bangus (milkfish), garlic, ginger, sugar cane vinegar, ampalaya (bitter melon), round eggplant, finger chilies (siling haba) and patis.
   
   

Yum
Free Fish & Seafood Recipes

^ Back to Top