Ginataang Tilapia

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Ginataang Tilapia – It has tilapia as the main ingredient and cooked in coconut milk or gata with some vegetables added. 

Ginataang Tilapia Recipe


  • 2 pcs tilapia, cleaned and scaled
  • 1 can coconut cream
  • 4 bunches mustard leaves 
  • 1 small ginger, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • salt/fish sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 pcs green chili pepper (optional

Cooking Procedure:

  1. In a large pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onion, and ginger.
  2. Stir in coconut cream, water and fish sauce. Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Add tilapia and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  4. Add mustard leaves and simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.

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Ginataang Tilapia

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