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Sinigang na Tilapia sa Miso Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 2
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 large tilapia about a pound or more, scales and innards removed
  • 2 tablespoons yellow miso paste
  • 2 medium tomatoes wedged
  • 1 medium yellow onion quartered
  • 5 to 7 pieces mustard leaves
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 8 pieces okra
  • 1 sachet sinigang mix
  • 5 cups water
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cooking oil


  • Slice the tilapia crosswise into half. Rub salt all over the fish. Let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • Heat 1 cup of cooking oil in a pan.
  • When the oil turns hot, pan-fry each side of the tilapia in medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the tilapia and place in a clean plate. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, scoop about 2 tablespoons of cooking oil from the pan where the fish was fried and place it in a cooking pot.
  • Heat the cooking pot. When the oil heats-up, sauté the garlic, onion, and tomatoes
  • Add the miso paste and then pour-in the fish sauce and water. Let boil.
  • Add the sinigang mix. Stir.
  • Put the fried tilapia in the cooking pot. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the okra. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Turn the heat off. Sprinkle some ground black pepper and add the mustard leaves. Cover for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the fish into a serving bowl.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 2g