Crispy Garlic Bangus and Cream of Pumpkin Soup
Crispy fried milkfish belly with cream of pumpkin soup makes a perfect pair.
Servings: 2 people
- 1 piece bangus belly
- 8 cloves garlic crushed
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3/4 cup cooking oil
- 4 cups leftover rice
- 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1 tablespoons parsley minced
Pumpkin Soup Ingredients:
- 70 g Knorr Cream of Pumpkin Soup
- 700 ml water
Start by rubbing 1 ½ teaspoons of salt all over the bangus belly. Set it aside.
Make the garlic infused oil. Pour oil into a pan. Add the crushed garlic. Turn on the stove and adjust the heat between low and medium setting. Slowly cook the garlic while stirring once in a while until it turns golden brown. Remove garlic from the pan and place in a clean bowl. Also remove the oil leaving around 3 to 4 tablespoons in the pan. Place the oil in a bowl as well.
Apply medium to high heat on the pan. Add the leftover rice. Stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add ½ teaspoon salt. Toss until all the salt and rice are well distributed. Taste your garlic fried rice to determine if more salt is needed and add more as necessary. Add a portion of the fried garlic. Continue cooking for 1 minute. Transfer to a serving plate. Set aside.
Pour the garlic infused oil on a clean pan. Heat it up to around 350F.
Combine flour and cornstarch in a resealable bag and shake well. Place the bangus inside the bag. Seal the bag and shake until the fish gets coated with the flour mixture.
Fry the meat side of the fish for 5 minutes. Turn it over and continue frying the opposite side for 3 minutes.Transfer to a serving plate with the rice. Top with parsley and remaining fried garlic.
Make the Cream of Pumpkin Soup by combining 700 ml of water with 70 g of Knorr Cream of Pumpkin Soup mix. Stir until all ingredients are well blended. Pour the mixture into a cooking pot and apply heat. Let it boil and then stir until desired thickness is achieved. Transfer the soup into a serving bowl. Serve with crispy garlic bangus and garlic fried rice. Share and enjoy!
Calories: 1294kcal | Carbohydrates: 112g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 89g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 24g | Monounsaturated Fat: 54g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 4337mg | Potassium: 398mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3170IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2mg