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5 from 3 votes

Baked Garlic Milkfish

Prep Time3 hrs
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time3 hrs 45 mins
Servings: 2
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 large milkfish deboned
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 head garlic crushed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Combine the chopped parsley and crushed garlic in a mortar. Pound the mixture using a pestle.
  • Add salt, ground black pepper, and olive oil. Grind the ingredients using the pestle.
  • Arrange the milkfish in a plate in a position wherein the open cavity faces upwards. Rub the garlic and parsley mixture over the milkfish. Let it stay for 3 hours.
  • Cut the head and tail off the milkfish. Slice into serving pieces. Arrange in a baking tray lined with aluminum foil.
  • Preheat the oven to 370F. Once the oven gets hot, bake the milkfish for 45 minutes or until the top turns light brown.
  • Remove from the oven and transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 2g