How To Cook The Best Sinanglay na Tilapia

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Best Sinanglay na Tilapia Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Seafood Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 253kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 4 pcs Tilapia large, cleaned and scales removed
  • 8 pcs Bok choy or pechay leaves
  • 1/4 cup Ginger cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup Onion cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup Tomatoes cubed
  • 1/4 cup Garlic chopped
  • 4 pcs Long green chilies
  • 2 cups Coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Ground black pepper
  • Lemongrass


  • In a bowl, combine garlic, onion, tomatoes, and ginger then season with salt and mix.
  • Stuff the tilapia with the mixture.
  • Wrap the bok choy around the tilapia. Use 2 bok choy leaves to ensure that the entire fish is wrapped.
  • Arrange the wrapped tilapia in a wide cooking pan then pour-in coconut milk and water. Cover, and turn on heat.
  • Cook the fish in medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Turn off heat. Remove the cooking twine and transfer the fish to a serving plate.
  • Serve hot. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 316mg | Potassium: 381mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 4mg
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