Saturday, April 12, 2014

Top 10 Fishes You Can Buy in Philippine Markets

Top 10 Fishes You Can Buy in Philippine MarketsIf you cannot afford to buy chicken, beef or pork, then you should buy fish. Fishes are less expensive yet also nutritious for our body. Protein is one of the main nutrients that we can get when eating fishes. There are many basic ways to cook your fish. You can grill fish and you can also fried them. Here in Philippines, "Sinigang na bangus" is one of the favorite native delicacy. You can also add on the list of the most favorite the "Ginataang Tulingan" which is really good. Now here are some popular and most bought fishes here in the Philippine markets.

TOP : 1
Fish Name : Bangus or Milkfish
Some Bangus Recipes courtesy of
  • Lumpiang Bangus or Milkfish springrolls
  • Sinigang na Bangus or Stewed Milkfish in Tamarind
  • Adobong Bangus or Fried Milkfish cooked in soy sauce & vinegar
  • Paksiw na Bangus or boiled milk fish in vinegar and water with spices and vegetables
Fish Photo :

Bangus or Milkfish
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TOP : 2
Fish Name : Tilapia
Some Tilapia Recipes courtesy of
  • Fried Tilapia
  • Grilled Tilapia
  • Ginataang Tilapia or Tilapia cooked in coconut milk (gata) and vinegar
  • Sarciadong Tilapia
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TOP : 3
Fish Name : Tulingan (Mackerel Tuna)
Some Tulingan Recipes
  • Sinaing na Tulingan
  • Ginataang Tulingan or tulingan cooked in coconut milk (gata) and vinegar
  • Pinangat na Tulingan 
  • Inihaw na Tulingan or grilled tulingan
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TOP : 4
Fish Name : Galunggong (Round Scad, Short Fin Scad)
Some Galunggong Recipes
  • Ginataang Galunggong
  • Sarciadong Galunggong
  • Adobong Galunggong
  • Lumpiang Galunggong
  • Escabecheng Galunggong
  • Paksiw na Galunggong
Fish Photo :

Galunggong (Round Scad, Short Fin Scad)
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TOP : 5
Fish Name : Lapu-lapu
Some Lapu-lapu Recipes
  • Steamed Lapu-lapu
  • Grilled Lapu-lapu
  • Fried Lapu-lapu
  • Smoked Lapu-lapu
  • Steamed Lapu-lapu
  • Stewed Lapu-lapu
Fish Photo :

Lapu-lapu fish
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TOP : 6
Fish Name : Salmon
Some Salmon Recipes
  • Salmon Steak
  • Salmon Kilawin
  • Salmon-Miso Sinigang
  • Salmon Sarciado
  • Paksiw na Salmon
Fish Photo :

Salmon fish
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TOP : 7
Fish Name : Tambakol (yellow-fin tuna fish)
Some Tambakol Recipes
  • Adobong Tambakol
  • Ginataang Tambakol
  • Paksiw sa Gata Tambakol
  • Fried Tambakol
Fish Photo :

Tambakol (yellow-fin tuna fish)
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TOP : 8
Fish Name : Hito (catfish)
Some Hito Recipes
  • Paksiw na Hito
  • Adobong Hito sa Gata
  • Fried Catfish
  • Grilled Catfish
Fish Photo :

Hito (catfish)
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TOP : 9
Fish Name : Alumahan (Indian mackerel)
Some Alumahan Recipes
  • Sinigang na Alumahan
  • Pinangat na Alumahan
  • Fried Alumahan
  • Grilled Alumahan
  • Alumahan Escabeche
Fish Photo :

Alumahan (Indian mackerel)
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TOP : 10
Fish Name : Tanigue (Spanish mackerel)
Some Tanigue Recipes
  • Tanigue Garlic Steak
  • Buttered Lemon Tanigue
  • Grilled Tanigue Steak
Fish Photo :

Tanigue (Spanish mackerel)
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That's the top 10 list of fishes you can buy in the Philippine markets all around the Philippine island. Even some malls and other supermarkets are also selling some of the fishes listed above.

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Please be noted that the top 10 that we are including here in our blog are all unofficial rankings unless otherwise noted. Most of the top ten lists are based on Google search results and collected mainly from different blogs and websites around the internet world.

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