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Tinapa Spaghetti 2

Tinapa Spaghetti

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 5-6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Tinapa Spaghetti is a type of Filipino pasta made with tinapa, salted duck eggs, chicharon in a rich tomato based sauce over spaghetti noodles.




  • 500 g dried spaghetti, cooked according to packet instructions
  • 3 pcs large tinapa or equivalent amount in any smoked fish, flaked
  • 1 kg Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp cane vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp rubbed basil
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • olive oil
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper


  • 2 cups chicharon, coarsely crumbed
  • 6 pc salted duck eggs, sliced
  • chopped parsley


  1. Prepare a large sauce pan, add olive oil then sauté garlic and onions. Cook until onions are soft.
  2. Add the tomatoes, dried oregano, rubbed basil and cane vinegar, cook while mixing until soft.
  3. Add the flaked tinapa then simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper then simmer for 10 more minutes in low heat.
  5. Place pasta on serving platter top with the tinapa tomato sauce then garnish it with chicharon, salted duck eggs and chopped parsley