Paksiw na Tiyan ng Bangus Recipe (Milkfish Belly Stewed in Vinegar)

February 11, 2008
(Last Updated On: October 9, 2011)

Paksiw na bangus Recipe is the one of the original way of cooking bangus. You can add ampalaya and talong. The juices of ampalaya and talong (bitter melon and eggplant) some how enhance the paksiw flavor of bangus.






Serves 4-6
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins

paksiw na tyan ng bangus recipe

Paksiw na Tiyan ng Bangus Ingredients:

  • [singlepic=225,240,180,watermark,right]1 k. Bangus (Milkfish) Belly
  • 1/2 head garlic, crushed
  • 1 thumb size ginger cut into thin slices
  • 1 medium size onion, quartered
  • 1 tbsp. whole black pepper
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 3 whole green sili
  • 1 small ampalaya (bitter melon), sliced about ½ inch thick
  • 2 small eggplants (aubergines), sliced diagonally about ½ inch thick
  • cooking oil
  • salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 sachet of Coffee mate (optional)

Paksiw na Tiyan ng Bangus Cooking Instructions:

  • Clean the Bangus.
  • Wash fish thoroughly drain and slice diagonally.
  • In a casserole put garlic, onion and ginger at the bottom.
  • Arrange sliced bangus side by side.
  • Add 1 cup of water and 1/4 cup vinegar or 3 tbsp. sampalok sinigang mix.
  • Put on top vegetable, green sili and black pepper.
  • Season with salt and drizzle with cooking oil.
  • Cover and simmer in a medium heat for 8–12 minutes or until fish is cooked then add the coffee mate.
  • Serve hot with Rice.



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  • pinoychef
    April 27, 2009 at 8:25 am

    hi Janna,

    My wife use it to add to the taste but Coffee mate is optional. You can try it to taste the difference with or without it.

    thanks for patronizing Pinoy Recipe