Ginataang Tilapia

Prep time:10 mins;Cook time:50 mins;Total time:1 hour
Author: Vanjo Merano
Cuisine: Filipino Recipe
Serves: 3
  • 2 lbs tilapia, cleaned (about 1 kilo)
  • 2 cups coconut cream
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, finely sliced
  • 1 knob ginger, cut into strips
  • 1-2 banana pepper or finger chili
  • 1½ tbsp. fish sauce (patis)
  • 4 pieces red chilli pepper (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  1. Heat the cooking oil in a cooking pot.
  2. Sauté the onion, garlic, and ginger in the hot oil
  3. Once the onion become soft, add the fish sauce and ground black pepper. Stir.
  4. Pour in the coconut cream and stir. Let boil and cover. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the banana pepper and tilapia. Cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes. Add some water if needed.
  6. Put-in the red chillies. Cook for 3 minutes.
  7. Add the spinach and simmer for about a minute.
  8. Transfer to a serving plate.
  9. Serve Hot. Share and Enjoy!

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