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Lobo Lobo

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Discover the world of Lobo-Lobo (dulong), tiny Filipino fish. Learn to make crispy, soft delights with rice flour. Perfect with vinegar and rice.


Units Scale
  • 500g silver fish (lobo-lobo), approximately 2 cups
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • salt
  • white pepper
  • oil


  1. In a bowl, combine beaten eggs, rice flour, cornstarch, minced garlic, and minced shallot.
  2. Season the mixture with salt and a dash of white pepper.
  3. Add the lobo-lobo (silver fish) to the mixture and ensure they are evenly mixed.
  4. In a frying pan, heat oil over medium heat.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the pan, creating individual portions, and cook for 3 minutes on one side until golden and crispy.
  6. Carefully flip the omelette and cook the other side for an additional 2 minutes.
  7. Once the omelette is cooked to a beautiful golden brown, remove it from the heat and let excess oil drain by placing it on a paper towel.