Paksiw Na Talakitok

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  • 5 pieces medium m talakitok fish, washed and cleaned
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1-inch know of ginger sliced
  • 1 tsp rock salt
  • 1 eggplant, sliced
  • 1 ampalaya (bittermelon) cleaned, washed in salt to remove the bitterness, and sliced
  • 2 finger chillies


  1. Combine the water, vinegar, ginger in a pot.
  2. Arrange the sliced ampalaya, eggplant, finger chillies, and the fish in a layer.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer in low heat for about 20 minutes or until the fish is cooked through.
  4. Serve with steamed rice and a dipping sauce of patis with siling labuyo.