• Pangat na Sapsap

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    Pangat na Sapsap
    Prep: 15 min Cook: 40 min Servings: 1
    by ShaleeDP
    1124 recipes
    Butterfish (Sapsap) is a salt water fish that tastes so good when stewed in vinegar and tomatoes. A native dish that Filipinos enjoy eating any season of the year.


    • 3 pcs. butterfish (about half a pound each), cleaned and gills removed
    • 1 knob ginger, sliced and pounded
    • 6 cloves garlic, skin removed
    • 1 pc. medium onion, sliced
    • 1/2 cup vinegar
    • 3 pieces green chili pepper
    • 1 tsp. salt
    • a pinch ground black pepper
    • 1 tsp. cooking oil


    1. Rub the cleaned fish with salt. Let sit for at least 10 minutes.
    2. In a large saucepan, arrange fish and put all the ingredients on top except for the cooking oil.
    3. Cover and let it simmer for about fifteen minutes in a low fire or until the vinegar sauce dries up.
    4. Pour the cooking oil and continue simmering for a minute. Remove from heat before the fish gets toasted.
    5. Serve the dish with steamed rice,

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