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Ukoy Dulong Recipe

This is a recipe for fish fritters. It is also known as Ukoy Dulong.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Fish
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 253kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 4 oz. dulong silver fish
  • 2 cups mung bean sprouts
  • 1 1/2 cups cooking oil

Batter ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup water


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all batter ingredients in a bowl starting with the dry ingredients and ending by adding water and egg. Mix well.
  • Add the dulong and mung bean sprouts. Gently stir until all ingredients are well blended.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Arrange 1/2 cup of mixture in a saucer. Note: make sure the there is enough batter in the mixture.
  • Once the oil gets hot, Slide the mixture into the pan. Cook one side in medium het until it turns golden brown and crisp. Turn over using a spatula. Cook the other side the same way.
  • Remove the dulong okay from the pan. Stack in a plate with paper towels.
  • Serve with spicy vinegar such as pinakurat or sinamak.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg