Paksiw na Bangus

Paksiw na Bangus
Paksiw na Bangus is the one of the original way of cooking bangus. There are countless ways to cook the bangus just get your imagination and resourcefulness working and you discover a new original bangus dish. In Pangasinan they even have a Dagupan Bangus Festival.

Paksiw na Bangus Recipe

Some people who love fishing have been catching the fish on their fishing pastime along the cornice road breakwaters here in Abu Dhabi. I can not explain how bangus have thrive in UAE waters. Bangus is a regular items at fish markets here when they are in season.

Paksiw na Bangus Dish

On this post it is paksiw na bangus with vegetable. The juices of ampalaya and talong (bitter gourd and eggplant) some how enhance the paksiw flavor of bangus.


1 k. bangus
1/2 head garlic, crushed
1 thumb size ginger cut into thin slices
1 medium size onion, quartered
1 tbsp. whole black pepper
1/4 c. vinegar or 3 tbsp. sampalok sinigang mix
3 whole green sili
cooking oil

Cooking procedure:

Remove gills and innards of bangus. Using scissors cut fins and tails. Wash fish thoroughly drain and slice diagonally. In a casserole put garlic, onion and ginger at the bottom. Arrange sliced bangus side by side, add 1 cup of water and 1/4 cup vinegar or 3 tbsp. sampalok sinigang mix. Put on top vegetable, green sili and black pepper. Season with salt and drizzle with cooking oil. Cover and simmer in a medium heat for 8 to 12 minutes or until fish is cooked.

See other bangus/milkfish recipe:

Bangus Belly Bistek Tagalog
Afritadang Bangus
Daing na Bangus
Rellenong Bangus
Inihaw na Bangus
Sinigang na Bangus sa Bayabas
Sinigang na Bangus sa Santol

See related Fish Paksiw recipes; 

Tanguigue Steak Paksiw with Eggplant 
Paksiw na Alumahan sa Kamias 
Paksiw na Sapsap, Paksiw na Isda 
Paksiw na Dilis sa Dahon ng Saging 
Paksiw na Bisugo sa Sampalok 
Paksiw na Matambaka 
Paksiw na Bisugo sa Kamias 
Paksiw na Biya, Nilingta ti Suka nga Bunog 
Paksiw na Salay Salay sa Kamias 
Paksiw na Dulong 
Paksiw na Bisugo 
Paksiw na Asuhos 
Paksiw sa Gata, Guinataang Tulingan 
Pinangat na Ayungin sa Sampalok 
Canned Salmon Paksiw Style 
Inun Unan na Pampano sa Iba, Paksiw na Pampano sa Kamias


  1. thank you so much for posting filipino recipes, we really misses our own way of cooking pinoy foods.... more power.... thanks again......from edmonton, alberta, canada

  2. thank you so much for the filipino recipes!!
    we "MISS" them and on my opinion their the "BEST".......

  3. Thank you so much for posting this recipes!! We really miss Pilino food here in KSA...thank you so much..

  4. thanx so much for posting all these wonderful recipes..i actually dont know how to cook but by just following all your recipes, i was able to cook a lot of dishes for the very first time and wallah!, my husband loved it! so everytime I have something on my mind that i would want to prepare, i always check out ur site..was a big help indeed! -zayra from qatar

  5. sampalok mix?? never heard of it.. i will definitely try this one today (tonight)..


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