If you like your fish dish ma-sarsa (saucy!) then this Filipino recipe is for you!
1 kilo fish
(these type of meaty fishes work well: tilapia, dalagang bukid, apahap, lapu-lapu, salmon, trout, bacoco )
3 tbsp cooking oil
½ cup finely chopped onions
1-1/2 cup chopped tomatoes, finely chopped
2 tbsps green onions, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
Salt and pepper
Clean fish, remove fish cuts and rub in salt and pepper. Set aside for an hour then drain well. Heat oil in frying pan. Fry the whole fish in medium heat until light brown, do not overcook.
Saute garlic in 3tbsps cooking oil until light brown. Add the onions until they turn transparent in texture. Add the tomatoes and continue cooking over low heat, cover the pan, stir occasionally until sauce is a semi-thick consistency. Season with salt and pepper.
Place fish on platter then pour over the sauce then top with the green onions. Serve hot.