Passive Fish Recipe

Passive Fish
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Passive Fish Recipe

Passive Fish Recipe

Paksiw is a term used to describe dishes that have been cooked in vinegar and garlic. This could apply to meats such as pork (Paksiw na Pata and Lechon Paksiw are two examples) and seafood.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 2 pieces fish
  • 1 knob ginger sliced and pounded
  • 6 cloves garlic skin removed
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1 small bitter gourd chopped (optional)
  • 3 pieces finger chili
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorn


    1. Heat a pan and a cooking pot before adding vinegar and water.
    2. Stir in the salt and whole peppercorns. Bring the water to a boil.
    3. Place the fish in a pan with the ginger, garlic, onion, bitter gourd, and finger chili. Simmer for 12 to 15 minutes, covered, on a low to medium heat.
    4. Remove from the heat and place on a serving plate.
    5. Serve immediately with steamed rice. Spread the word and have fun!

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per ServingCalories 564Total Fat 28gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 124mgSodium 2591mgCarbohydrates 28gFiber 3gSugar 6gProtein 50g

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