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Inabraw Recipe

Inabraw Recipe

Inabraw is a healthy dish made of boiled vegetables with fried or grilled fish. It's a super easy recipe, mostly loved by Ilocanos.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: dinengdeng, inabraw
Servings: 5
Calories: 172kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 1 Tilapia fried or grilled
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 1 thumb-size ginger sliced
  • 1 medium sweet potato peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 3 cups saluyot
  • 1 medium bitermelon cut into ½ inch thick
  • 7 pcs okra
  • 3 medium eggplant cut into 2-3 inch long
  • 1 cup sitaw
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce or use bagoong isda
  • 2 cups water or more as required
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking oil


  • In a pan over medium heat, add the cooking oil and pan-fry the fish for 7 minutes on each side or until golden. Alternatively, you may grill the fish instead.
  • Using a wide skillet, pour the water then add the onion, tomato, ginger and fish sauce or bagoong isda. Bring to boil then add the pumpkin, sweet potato, sitaw, bittermelon and eggplant. Cook until the vegetables are nearly tender.
  • Add the saluyot and okra. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Put back the fried fish and serve with hot steamed rice.


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 636mg | Potassium: 1195mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 8614IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 2mg