Tilapia Processing, Supreme


  • 6 medium-sized tilapia
  • 1 big coconut, grated
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 ginger, crushed
  • 1 large onion, finely sliced
  • 1/2 large pechay leaves or mustard leaves
  • 6 medium-sized ripe tomatoes
  • 2 table spoon salt
  • 1 tsp MSG


  1. Clean tilapia very well and cut diagonally on both sides of the fish. Set aside.
  2. Extract the coconut twice in enough amount of water and divide the milk into containers.
  3. Combine tilapia, crushed garlic, crushed ginger, finely sliced onion, finely sliced tomatoes, salt and MSG.
  4. Mix these well with the other half of the coconut milk.
  5. Wrap one whole tilapia together with the mixture in two pechay leaves and place in a cooking vessel until all are well arranged in it.
  6. Lastly, pour the other half of the coconut milk and let it boil for 15 minutes or until done. Seasoned with patis.

For more information, contact:

TRC at TLRC Building
#103 J. Abad Santos cor. Lopez Jaena Sts.,
Little Baguio, San Juan, Metro Manila
Tel: (02) 727-6205
Web: www.tlrc.gov.ph

source: www.tlrc.gov.ph

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