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Try this Filipino Stuffed Milkfish or Rellenong Bangus recipe. Deboned, flaked and re-stuffed with vegetables and spices! Baked or fried to golden crisp! | www.foxyfolksy.com
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Rellenong Bangus (Stuffed Milkfish)

Try this Filipino Stuffed Milkfish or Rellenong Bangus recipe. Deboned, flaked and re-stuffed with vegetables and spices! Baked or fried to golden crisp!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: rellenong bangus, stuffed milkfish
Servings: 4
Calories: 201kcal
Author: Bebs

Ingredients

  • 1 medium or big milkfish / bangus
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon or calamansi juice
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 medium onion - chopped
  • 2 big cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 small carrots - cut into small cubes
  • 1 small potato - cut into small cubes or ½ cup green peas
  • 1 small green bell pepper - cut into small cubes
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoons water (if needed)
  • salt
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon oil - for brushing

Instructions

  • Prepare the milkfish as indicated in the instructions above. Place the fish skin on a plate or small bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and lemon or calamansi juice and marinade until ready to use.
  • Place fish meat in a pot or pan and add a little water. Bring it to boil and cook until the meat is done. Drain water and transfer to a plate and remove the fishbones.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Saute garlic and onions until limp and aromatic. Add carrots and potatoes and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the fish meat, bell pepper, raisins, pickle relish, soy sauce and tomato paste. Season with salt if needed. Cook for another 3-5 minutes. Remove pan from heat. Add the flour and mix then the egg and mix again until well blended.
  • Fill the marinated skin with the mixture and then place the stuffed milkfish on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Brush both sides with oil and bake at 200°C/400°F for 10-15 minutes each side or until skin turns crisp and golden brown.
  • You may also fry the fish instead of baking it.

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Nutrition

Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 645mg | Potassium: 262mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2277IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg