Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Fish Menudo

Unlike it's Mexican equivalent the menudo in the Philippines is more of a stew than a soup. The filipinos usually makes it with pork but for this easy recipe.

1 kg. labahita, skinned and filleted
1 cup potatoes, diced
1 cup carrots, diced
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 onion, chopped
1/4 cup oil
2 tsp. atsuete juice
8 oz. Can tomato sauce
2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup green peas, cooked
1 tsp. pepper


Marinade:
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 tbsp. calamansi juice or lime

Cut fish fillets into 1 1/2"x1 1/2" cubes.

Marinade for 30 mins.

Saute garlic, onions and fish.

Add potatoes, carrots, tomato sauce and green peas.

Simmer until vegetables are half-done.

Add bell peppers and atsuete juice.

Season with salt, pepper and MSG.

Add water.

Continue cooking until potatoes and carrots are tender. Serve hot.

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