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

Cooking oil

Cooking Direction:

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.

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