Paksiw na Salay Salay sa Kamias

Paksiw na Salay Salay sa Kamias
Paksiw na Salay Salay sa Kamias. Fish cooked with kamias is one of the favorite fish dish in our household. Whenever in season I would prefer my paksiw cooked with the fruit instead of the usual use of vinegar. Paksiw cooked with kamias is more subtle compared with vinegar soured paksiw.

Paksiw na Salay Salay sa Kamias Recipe

The fish is boiled with sliced kamias some pepper corns and slice onions. Slivers of ginger is added to remove the fishiness of the fish. Generous amount of chili is also added. Here is the recipe.


Paksiw na Salay Salay sa Kamias - Salay Salay

Paksiw na Salay Salay sa Kamias - Kamias

1 kilo big size salay salay
1/2 head garlic, crushed
1 thumb size ginger cut into thin slices
1 medium size onion, sliced
1 tbsp. crushed black pepper
3-5 pcs. whole green or red chili
2 cups sliced kamias
1 stalk spring onions, cut into 2” length (optional)
cooking oil

Cooking procedure:

Paksiw na Salay Salay sa Kamias - Cooking Procedure

Remove gills and innards by cutting the under belly of each fish. Wash fish thoroughly and drain. In a pot put garlic, onion, ginger and the sliced kamias at the bottom. Arrange the salay salay side by side, add 1/4 to 1/3 cup of water, the green/red chili, spring onions and crushed black pepper. Season with salt and drizzle with cooking oil. Cover and simmer in a medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes or until the fish are cooked. Serve with fish sauce with kalamansi dip.


  1. are you still in australia? where did you get kamias?

  2. Hi Boyong,
    The dish was cooked back home on one of my leave break.

  3. wew, thaks for this recipe... natulungan tlaga ako nito...


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