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Bistek na Bangus (Fried Milkfish in Citrus Soy Marinade)

Cooking Time: 22 mins

Serves: 4

Main Ingredients: Fish

Cooking Style: Fried

Collection: Budget meals

Difficulty: Beginner

  • Recipe's
  • Bistek na Bangus (Fried Milkfish in Citrus Soy Marinade)


  1. Marinate bangus in Mama Sita’s Toyo & Kalamansi for at least 1 hour. Set aside.
  2. Drain and coat with flour. Set aside marinade.
  3. Fry bangus until golden brown. In a separate pan, heat oil. Fry onion rings until slightly brown. Set aside.
  4. Add the water and the remaining marinade in the pan with the bangus.
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the fried onions.
  6. Remove from heat. Garnish with tomato and watercress or leeks and serve.





2 pc

500 g

Whole boneless bangus, sliced into 3/4-inch thick

1/3 cup

83 mL

Mama Sita's Toyo & Kalamansi

1/2 cup

67 g

All-purpose flour

1/4 cup

60 mL

Cooking oil

2 pcs

120 g

White onions, cut into rings

1/2 cup

125 mL


For garnish:

1 bunch

Fresh watercress, leaves trimmed, or onion leeks, sliced

8 pcs

Cherry tomatoes, seeded and halved

See Also:

Budget meals
Cooking Style: Fried