Bistek na Bangus

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  • 1 large deboned milkfish, cut into 6
  • 2 large white onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tbsp calamansi juice


  1. Season milkfish with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and saute onions for about 20 seconds. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. In the same pan, fry the milkfish until brown, remove and set aside.
  4. Remove oil from the pan except for 1 tbsp. Pour soy sauce and water. Stir and bring to a simmer.
  5. Pour calamansi juice, mix well and add the bangus back and top with the white onions.
  6. Cover the pan and Simmer for about 1-2 minutes.
  7. Turn off heat. Serve with isang kalderong rice.