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Kinilaw na Tanigue Recipe (Fish Ceviche)

Prep Time3 hrs
Cook Time1 min
Total Time3 hrs 1 min
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. Tanigue Wahoo fish, fillet and cut into cubes
  • 2 thumbs fresh ginger minced
  • 8 pieces hot chili Thai chili or siling labuyo, chopped
  • 15 to 20 pieces calamansi
  • 1 medium red onion chopped into small pieces
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • Salt to taste


  • Squeeze the juice out of the calamansi over a large bowl. Use a sieve to filter the seeds. Discard the seeds.
  • In the bowl with calamansi juice, add sugar, ½ teaspoon salt, and ground black pepper. Stir until the sugar and salt are diluted.
  • Add the ginger, chili, and onion. Stir for a few seconds until all ingredients are well blended.
  • Arranged the raw fish cubes in a large bowl. Pour the calamansi mixture. Toss until the fish cubes are coated. Let is stay for 10 minutes.
  • Toss one more time and taste. Add more salt if needed. You can also add more calamansi juice if needed. Toss to blend all the ingredients. Securely cover the bowl and place it inside the refrigerator. Let it chill for at least 3 hours.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g