Ginataang Tilapia Recipe

Ginataang Tilapia is also called Fish Cooked in Coconut Milk. This is one of my favorite recipe since the main ingredient is Tilapia, a common name for nearly a hundred species of cichlid fish from the tilapiine cichlid tribe. Tilapia inhabit a variety of fresh water habitats.


6 pieces Tilapia fish (cleaned and scaled)
4 cloves garlic (crushed)
1 medium red onion (cut into eight)
1 red bell pepper (sliced)
1 green bell pepper (sliced)
1 small ginger (sliced)
1 big eggplant (cut into eight)
1/2 cup squash (sliced)
1 medium ampalaya - bitter gourd - (cut into eight)
Salt to taste
2 cups coconut milk
1 cup vinegar

  1. In a casserole, arrange fish and spices.
  2. Pour in vinegar and coconut milk.
  3. Boil for five minutes.
  4. Add squash and eggplant and cook until almost done.
  5. Add onions, red and green peppers and ampalaya (bitter gourd). 
  6. Season with little salt. 
  7. Cook until vegetables are done. 
  8. Serve hot with steamed rice.


Modern Farming said...

Very nice and informative blog posting. Among all the fish, tilapia fish is Awesome! Tilapia fish farming is very profitable and easy. I like tilapia fish dish very much for it's unique taste and nutritional value.

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