First time using tilapia fish making fish Bistek and it turned out pretty good. You can use any other fish desired.
2 large (3 for 2 lbs.) tilapia, butterfly cut
1/2 cup datu puti vinegar
1/2 cup soy sauce
1-2 tablespoon sugar (to taste)
5 cloves of garlic, minced
1 small onion, sliced round
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
Fry fish till crispy, arrange in a platter then set aside.
Using a clean pan saute garlic till caramelized in 2 tablespoon cooking oil in low heat.
Pour in soysauce, vinegar, sugar and ground pepper simmer in low heat for 4-5 minutes.
Pour sauce over fried fish, garnish with slices of onion and serve.