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Fishballs with Special Manong’s Sauce

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Fishballs with Special Manong’s Sauce is a popular street food in the Philippines sold by mobile hawker carts. It is a deep fried fish balls served with sweet and spicy sauce.




  • fishballs
  • oil

Manong’s Sauce

  • 4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped or minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt


  1. In a saucepan combine all manong’s sauce ingredients, mix well until free of lumps.
  2. Place in stove top then cook by gently simmering in medium low heat until sauce thickens.
  3. Deep fry fishballs according to your liking, if using the Philippine fishballs fry them until they are really crispy.