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Fish in Coconut this!

Nope, I didn't cook that but I helped...a bit. lol. I watched since I wanted to be able to cook this on my own.

First you prepare the ingredients:
coconut milk (2 extractions), fresh fish (we normally use barilis [blue-fin tuna, i think?] for this dish), pepper, salt, and chili.
*if you use the barilis, you have to twist and pull out -yes, PULL-out- the tails...not really sure why, but they said that there is something in the tail that might cause an allergic reaction...?) 

Next, place the cleaned and prepared fish in coconut milk (second extract), together with salt, pepper, and chili. Since we wanted the fish to be really soft, we kept it simmering in low heat for about an hour, or so. Then the thick coconut milk was added, and left to simmer for another five more minutes. You can add in more salt and pepper if you want, at this stage....after that, it's ready to serve!

Yummy with steamed rice... :)

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Luna Miranda at: Fri May 27, 12:09:00 AM GMT+8 said...

i haven't cooked this myself, but it's a dish i love to eat. more rice, please!:p

Leckeres für Mensch und Katze at: Fri May 27, 01:48:00 AM GMT+8 said...

Fish with coconutmilk - That sounds yummy! :)

Heather @girlichef at: Fri May 27, 03:45:00 AM GMT+8 said...

I always love the combination of fish with coconut milk...this looks delicious!

maiylah at: Fri May 27, 07:14:00 AM GMT+8 said...

thanks, LM
...oo nga, ako rin. love eating it kaya sabi ko i wanted to watch how my mom's cook does it para next time ako na ang gagawa. lol.

thanks, Leckeres für Mensch und Katze was indeed yummy!
welcome and thanks so much for playing this week!

thanks, Heather
...the family loved it! :)

thanks again for playing!
enjoy the rest of the week! ♥

Arlene at: Fri May 27, 08:57:00 AM GMT+8 said...

ay ang sarap nito, Mhai. Someone cooked like this for me the difference was just, the fish was wrapped in pechay tapos cooked in gata! am pareho ang lasa nito. =)

Happy Friday, Mai! Off to Cebu tonight when the weather is good.

Arlene at: Fri May 27, 08:59:00 AM GMT+8 said...

and oh btw, i love ur new theme. i love the header. gusto na ako magpa design sa iyo. hehehe bt sa wp format lang.

di pa jud ko kabalo mag change font, Mhai ay. :(

maiylah at: Fri May 27, 10:07:00 AM GMT+8 said...

thanks, 'Lene
...yes, mura ug mas ok na iputos ug pechay...will also try that, when i can. :)
...regarding the theme, maayo nalang dali na karon magchange sa blogger. sayon na i-customize, including the fonts. sa wp, wala pa nako ma-try ug change sa fonts, pero i know pwede ra sad. mag-research pa ko, hehehe.... :D

safe trip, 'Lene! hopefully, wala na bagyo... :)

Arlene @ Food Quote at: Fri May 27, 12:51:00 PM GMT+8 said...

Mai, i only used a pinch of salt when i fried the tofu. I did not add more after gi mix na nako together because am trying to cut off sodium as much as possible. practice ko mag kaon ug bland food. :( bt once a week id surely treat myself for something really really nice and normal. hahaha

Halie's Kitchen at: Fri May 27, 01:10:00 PM GMT+8 said...

extra rice, please! That is sooooooo yummy!

Jenn at: Fri May 27, 04:23:00 PM GMT+8 said...

Ay naku... I love ginataang fish, too! Kapag maanghang to mas masarap. :)

maiylah at: Fri May 27, 10:50:00 PM GMT+8 said...

thanks again, 'Lene
...bitaw, i should try getting used to eating with less salt, too. lisud na magkasakit... :)

thanks, Halie
...sure! here's the ;)

thanks, Jenn
...ah, yes! usually i also eat the chili together with the fish. tastes way better when eaten that way. the only downside is that i also get to consume more rice! lol

many thanks for playing again, ladies!
enjoy the rest of the week! ♥

annalyn at: Sun May 29, 11:51:00 AM GMT+8 said...

Ahh! I need to write this down so I can get cocunut milk tuna and pepper sa Chinese Store when we visit Toronto again. tsalapppppppp!!!!

maiylah at: Mon May 30, 11:19:00 AM GMT+8 said...

hehe, thanks Anna

Cheerful at: Tue May 31, 07:13:00 PM GMT+8 said...

joining and commenting late, sorry...since i saw this few days ago when i joined, i've decided to have it this week, kaya eto ang ulam naming kaninang lunch minus the sili but we added some ginger. sarap! thanks! have a great week! :)

maiylah at: Wed Jun 01, 02:15:00 PM GMT+8 said...

thanks for dropping by again, Cheerful
...ah, yes. ginger can be added, too! glad to know that you liked the dish.
...enjoy the rest of the week, too! :)

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