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Tinolang Isda

This is a recipe for Tinolang Isda using Tuna Jaw or Panga ng Tuna.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. Tuna jaw panga
  • 1 to 2 cups hot pepper leaves dahon ng sili
  • 1 bunch scallions sliced in 3 inch pieces (dahon ng sibuyas)
  • 2 plum tomato sliced in wedges (optional)
  • 3 to 5 pieces long green pepper siling pansigang
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 3 thumbs ginger peeled and sliced into pieces
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 1 piece Knorr Fish Bouillon fish cube
  • 5 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce patis


  • Pour water in a soup pot. Let boil.
  • Add ginger, tomato, and onion. Let the water reboil
  • Add-in the lemongrass. Cover and boil for 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Gently slide-in the Tuna. Cover and cook for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Add the fish cube and then stir. Cover and continue to cook between low to medium heat for 2 minutes.
  • Add the hot pepper leaves, scallions, long green pepper, and fish sauce. Stir and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with rice.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g