ADOBONG ISDA or fish adobo recipe is another simple yet delicious dish. Usually the fish is marinated, fried then simmer in a blend of soy sauce, vinegar, sugar,and salt.
Serves 2-3 persons
- 1 medium-sized fish (milkfish, tuna, salmon), sliced
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 cup vinegar
- sugar, salt and pepper to taste
- cooking oil
- 1 small onion, minced(optional)
- 1 thumb-sized ginger, minced(optional)
- 1 small bay leaf (optional)
- 1 red chili, sliced diagonally(optional)
- In a bowl, combine fish, garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, salt and pepper.
- Marinate for an hour in the refrigerator. Drain fish and reserve the marinade.
- In a frying pan, heat oil and fry the fish until golden brown on both sides. Drain and set aside.
- In a sauce pan, heat oil and saute the garlic, onion and ginger.
- Pour marinade then bring to boil.
- Add fried fish and bay leaf then simmer for 8 to 10 minutes.
- Adjust the taste according to taste.
- Remove from heat and transfer to a serving plate. Serve with steamed rice.
Credits to: filipinostylerecipe.com/2012/05/adobong-isda