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Pesang Isda Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 pieces medium to large fish sliced
  • 2 bunches baby bok choy or pechay cleaned and ends removed
  • 2 cups rice washing
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 medium onion quartered
  • 1/2 cup green onions or onion leeks sliced
  • 1/4 cup ginger sliced and pounded
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce patis
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole peppercorn
  • 8 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Rub salt on the fish and set aside.
  • Heat a frying pan then pour-in 6 tablespoons of cooking oil.
  • Fry the fish until the color of one side turns golden brown. Flip to fry the other side then turn off the heat and set the fish aside.
  • Heat a cooking pot and pour-in 2 tablespoons of cooking oil.
  • When the oil is hot enough, sauté garlic, ginger and onion.
  • Put-in the fish sauce and whole peppercorn then stir.
  • Pour-in the rice washing then let boil,
  • Put-in the fried fish then simmer for 10 minutes in low heat.
  • Add the chopped green onions and bok choy and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate then serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g