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Fish Steak (Mackerel/Tanigue)- Filipino style

Try this fish steak recipe using Mackerel or Tuna fish, some soy sauce, lemon juice and onions! A very simple fish recipe that is done in a jiffy! Serve it with some beans or rice or both!Try this fish steak recipe using Mackerel or Tuna fish, some soy sauce, lemon juice and onions! | www.foxyfolksy.com

Mackerel (or Tanigue in Filipino) is perfect for this fish steak recipe. But tuna can also be a good substitute. 😉 Although some use bangus (milkfish) for this recipe, I would rather not. I do like bangus, mind you, only it has too many fishbones, which Armin hates (coz he is not accustomed to eating fish that much) and difficult to get hold of one here in Germany. So unless it is boneless bangus, where all the bones are removed, I would stick to tanigue or tuna.

Try this fish steak recipe using Mackerel or Tuna fish, some soy sauce, lemon juice and onions! | www.foxyfolksy.com

Try this fish steak recipe using Mackerel or Tuna fish, some soy sauce, lemon juice and onions! | www.foxyfolksy.com

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In the Philippines we have our own version of steak, may it be pork, beef or fish. We usually marinate it in soy sauce with kalamansi  (calamansi) juice, our local lemon. And later use the marinade to make a bit of sauce. Onion rings add a taste of sweetness that contradicts the saltiness of the soy sauce making a perfect balance of taste. Personally, I like the onions to be a little raw so I do not cook it too long or it will get limp.

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Fish Steak (Mackerel)-Filipino style

Try this fish steak recipe using Mackerel or Tuna fish, some soy sauce, lemon juice and onions! A very simple fish recipe that is done in a jiffy!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Filipino
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 457 kcal
Author Bebs

Ingredients

  • 1 pounds Mackerel/Tuna steak cut
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice or kalamansi juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 onion - cut into rings
  • 3 tablespoons oil

Instructions

  1. Combine soy sauce, lemon or kalamansi juice, and pepper together. Pour over the fish and marinate for at least an hour.

  2. In a skillet, heat oil in medium high. Once the oil is hot enough, fry fish until golden brown. Place the cooked fish on your serving plate.

  3. In the same pan, stir-fry onion rings browning the edges a bit but not too much that it will become limp. Place onion rings on top or a round of the fish steak.
  4. Still, in the same pan, add the remaining marinade and let simmer for just a minute. Pour on top of the fish steak. Serve.
  5. Nutrition Facts of Fish Steak
Nutrition Facts
Fish Steak (Mackerel)-Filipino style
Amount Per Serving
Calories 457 Calories from Fat 293
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.5g 50%
Saturated Fat 6.5g 33%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 2800mg 117%
Potassium 658mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Sugars 2.2g
Protein 33.2g 66%
Calcium 3%
Iron 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Try this fish steak recipe using Mackerel or Tuna fish, some soy sauce, lemon juice and onions! | www.foxyfolksy.com

 

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