Fish Tinola

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Fish Tinola – For this recipe, it’s important to grate your ginger so that you can maximize all it’s juices. Also, before you add the sili espada, be sure to take out the stem part leaving the top partially open, to add more flavor into your soup.

Fish Tinola Recipe


  • 1 kilo rumpi or barracuda
  • 1 onion bulb
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 thumb sized ginger
  • 8 cups water
  • 6 pcs sili espada
  • 2 pcs tomatoes
  • patis or salt
  • pepper

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Saute the onions, garlic and grate your ginger directly into your pot.
  2. Add 8 cups of water.
  3. Once the water comes to a boil, add your fish, tomatoes, and sili espada.
  4. When the soup boils again, add Rufina patis and pepper to taste.
  5. Simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Serve hot!
Fish Tinola by ms_katherinerose

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