Pesang Dalag (Mudfish Stew) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound mudfish (dalag) or any meaty fish like maya-maya, talakitok, or tilapia (I used heads), cut into serving size portions
  • 10 pechay leaves and/or 1/2 pound cabbage
  • 1/2 pound green beans (abitsuelas) - optional
  • 1 thumb size ginger, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 4 to 5 cups water
  • Patis (Filipino fish sauce) for seasoning
  • Misu-Tomato Sauce (see the recipe below)
How to cook Pesang Dalag (Mudfish Stew):
  • In a pot, heat up cooking oil and saute garlic, ginger, and onion.
  • Pour water and bring to boil then add fish, cabbage (if use), and 3 tablespoon fish sauce. Cover the pot. Lower down heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add pechay and/or green beans on the last 3 minutes of cooking.
  • Turn off heat.
  • Serve the Pesang Dalag hot with misu-tomato sauce.

Misu-Tomato Sauce Recipe

Misu-Tomato Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup misu (salted bean paste)
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 medium size tomato, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Patis (Filipino fish sauce) for seasoning
How to cook Misu-Tomato Sauce:
  • In a deep pan, heat up cooking oil.
  • Saute garlic and onion.
  • Add diced tomato and continue sauteing until it become soft.
  • Add miso and water and season with patis. Cook for another 1 minute while continuously stirring.
Pesang Dalag (Mudfish Stew) recipe
Pesang Dalag (Mudfish Stew) recipe
Pesang Dalag (Mudfish Stew) recipe

Note(s):

The Pesang Dalag (Mudfish Stew) recipe a very affordable dish. So quick and easy to cook - healthy as well.

Comments:

The Filipino name for the Mudfish Stew is Pesang Dalag.
Mudfish (dalag) also known as: blackfish, grindle, cypress bass, or bowfin.

Pesang Dalag usually accompanied by a sauce. The Misu-Tomato Sauce will complete the flavor that is somewhat lacking in the stewed fish.


This recipe for Pesang Dalag (Mudfish Stew) serves/makes: 4 servings

The Pesang Dalag (Mudfish Stew) recipe is adopted from The Philippine Cookbook by Reynaldo Alejandro.

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

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