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Tuna in Can Sarciado

This is a recipe for Tuna in Can Sarciado.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Fish
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 12oz. can chunk light tuna in water
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 1 medium tomato cubed
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce patis
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Saute garlic, onion, and tomato until soft.
  • Add the canned tuna (including the water from the can). Stir. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Pour the water into the pan. Let boil.
  • Beat the egg and then pour into the pan. Let it cook for a few minutes until it starts to form. Stir.
  • Add ground black pepper and scallions. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Pour the fish sauce into the pan. Add more water if preferred.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g