Sinigang na Bangus Recipe - Have you been to Dagupan City? It is a city found in the province of Pangasinan in the Philippines.
There is an amazingly fun festival called the "Bangus Festival" which they Dagupeños celebrate annually.
It features their main product which is Bangus or Milkfish or also known as Chanos chanos.
The people of Dagupan is very proud of their product because not only it is their source of living but also because it is a fish known worldwide.
Their festival is attended by many especially tourists who wants to join the fun and witness how wonderful the festival is.
If we are going to talk about the nutritive value of a Milkfish, it is very nutritious because it contains essential nutrients for our body.
It has this bony structure but still very famous in the tables of Filipinos. It is very delectable, which we can cook in many different ways.
One of the most popular recipe for Milkfish is the Sinigang na Bangus. We Filipinos always have this recipe as a part of our meals.
It’s bony structure does not hinder them us eat it. Well, you can just avoid the bony part if you don’t want to have fish bone get stuck in your throat.
One thing which is very good in this dish is we can choose the vegetables that we wanted to add in it. Leafy vegetables are always a good combination with Sinigang na Bangus like camote tops, kangkong or pechay.
It will again add to the nutritive value of the dish. Radish is also a preference to be added to sinigang. Siling haba is a must to be added to all sinigang dishes because it is the one which adds great taste to the recipe.
Tomatoes will make your recipe more catchy so don’t forget to put it on your shopping list.
In cooking the milkfish, don’t forget to thoroughly clean it. Make sure that you have removed all the innards of the fish to avoid the bitter part of it and of course, the gills.
The scales should also be removed completely. In buying milkfish, don’t forget to choose the fresh ones. Fresher fish are more delicious when cooked.
Sinigang na Bangus Recipe
- 1 large milk fish or bangus
- 1 small sonion
- 1 small radish
- 1 tbsp tamarind powder
- 1 tbsp salt
- 1 small tomato
- 1 bunch kang kong
- 2½ cups water
- In a pot or deep pan add the water, tomatoes and onion.
- Let it boil then add the fish.
- Add the radish.
- Put the tamarind powder.
- Boil for about 4 minutes.
- Add the salt.
- Add the kang kong leaves.
- Turn the heat off.