Filipino Tilapia Recipe – Stuffed Fried

Stuffed Fried Tilapia - Pinoy Recipes

Tilapia fish is very common in every wet markets in the Philippines for its economical price. This recipe can be fried or can be grilled depending on you preference in cooking fish dishes.

Stuffed Fried Tilapia

Learn how to cook Stuffed fried tilapia with just a few easy steps. This recipe is a bold twist to your usual way of frying tilapia. Adding vegetable filling inside the fish to enhance its flavor.

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How to cook Stuffed Fried Tilapia

tilapia ingredients

To cook Stuffed fried tilapia, first prepare the tilapia by cutting the side part of the fish’s body (it will be the pouch for the vegetable filling) wash it afterward and set it aside. Start making the vegetable filling, put the onion, tomato, a dash of ground pepper, and a pinch of salt (cut the vegetables for sautéing) in a bowl. Add 4 tablespoons of soy sauce into the mixture. Mix the ingredients.

Take the fish and rub some salt onto the fish body. Fill the fish pouch with the vegetable filling. Make a little depth cuts on the fish body to cook the inside of the fish fully. Preheat your pan before adding some cooking oil enough for frying the fish. Heat the cooking oil for a while before putting the fish in. Fry the fish, cover with a pan’s lid.

While frying the fish you can make the dip. Put minced onion leeks, onion, tomato, in a bowl and add some soy sauce. You can add any of the ingredients according to your preference.

Transfer the fried tilapia to a serving plate once it’s cook or turns golden brown in color. Serve the Stuffed fried tilapia with the dip you created.

Stuffed Fried Tilapia

Level: Moderate

Yield: 1 serving

Cooking time: 15 minutes

We also have recipes for other Filipino fried dishes a perfect finger food for any occasion such as Crispy Fried Chicken wingsChessy Potato Balls, Potato Mojos and many more see our previous recipe. 

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Stuffed Fried Tilapia
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5 from 2 votes

Stuffed Fried Tilapia

This recipe is a bold twist to your usual way of frying tilapia. Adding vegetable filling inside the fish to enhance its flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Stuffed Fried Tilapia
Servings: 1
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Rhose
Cost: $5

Ingredients

  • 1 pc Tilapia fish medium-sized
  • 2-3 pcs tomato
  • 2 pcs onion
  • soy sauce
  • cooking oil
  • onion leeks for garnish and dip
  • salt
  • black ground pepper

Instructions

  • Prepare the tilapia by cutting the side part of the fish's body (it will be the pouch for the vegetable filling) wash it afterward and set it aside.
  • Start making the vegetable filling, put the onion, tomato, a dash of ground pepper, and a pinch of salt (cut the vegetables for sautéing) in a bowl.
  • Add 4 tablespoon of soy sauce into the mixture. Mix the ingredients.
  • Take the fish and rub some salt onto the fish body.
  • Fill the fish pouch with the vegetable filling.
  • Make a little depth cuts on the fish body to cook the inside of the fish fully.
  • Preheat your pan before adding some cooking oil enough for frying the fish.
  • Heat the cooking oil for a while before putting the fish in. Fry the fish, cover with a pan's lid. 
  • While frying the fish you can make the dip. Put minced onion leeks, onion, tomato, in a bowl and add some soy sauce. You can add any if the ingredients according to your preference.
  • Transfer the fried tilapia to a serving plate once it's cook or turns golden brown in color. Serve the Stuffed fried tilapia with the dip you created.

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Nutrition

Calories: 220kcal