Silver Fish - Dulong Paksiw

Tiny fish stewed in vinegar and cooked dry. In Ilonggo we call this pinamalhan nga isda. Great when served with garlic fried rice.


1 box (11.4 oz) frozen silver fish, defrosted and drained

2 cup datu puti vinegar

6 pieces garlic cloves, sliced thin

1 small onion, sliced

1 piece jalapeno pepper, sliced thin

2 tbsp cooking oil

salt and ground pepper to taste

banana leaves (optional)

Cooking Direction:

Layer banana leaves on the bottom of the pot.

Add fish, garlic, onion, ground pepper and salt.

Pour vinegar and arrange slices of jalapeno pepper on top.

Simmer in medium heat for 15 minutes uncovered.

Now add the cooking oil and simmer for another 5 minutes.

When the cooking oil starts to sizzle then it's time to remove from heat and serve.

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