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Kinamatisang Isda (Red Snapper with Tomatoes)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 3
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. red snapper scales and innards removed
  • 4 medium plum tomato wedged
  • 1 large yellow onion sliced
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce


  • Pour water in a cooking pot. Let boil.
  • Add the tomato and onion. Cover and continue to cook in medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes. You can add more water if needed.
  • Remove the cover. Mash the tomato and onion to extract the flavor.
  • Add the fish. Cover and cook in low to medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Pour-in the fish sauce. Stir and cook for 3 minutes or until the liquid reduces to your desired amount.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 3g