Daing na Bangus
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Serves: 2
  • 2 pcs large milkfish (skin on), butterflied
  • 2 small whole garlic, pounded with skin on
  • 1 tsp roughly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1½ cups coconut vinegar or white vinegar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 pcs dried bay leaves
  1. Mix all ingredients except for the fish in a bowl.
  2. Place fish in a wide shallow pan and pour the vinegar marinade. Make sure that the fish is covered well with the marinade. Cover the pan and marinate for at least 24 hrs.
  3. Before cooking, drain fish thoroughly in a wire rack (it’s better if you sun dry it for 6 hrs.), you can also use serviettes to pat dry the fish.
  4. Once dry you can start to fry in medium heat uncovered for around 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at https://www.angsarap.net/2012/02/22/daing-na-bangus/