Sinanglay na Tilapia

AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


  • 2 pcs. (500 g) Tilapia, cleaned, slitted at the back
  • 1/2 Tbsp. (7.5 g) Rock salt
  • 2 1/2 Tbsps. (35 g) Onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) Tomato, diced
  • 2 tsps. (8 g) Ginger, minced
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.6 g) Rock salt
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.3 g) Ground black pepper
  • 3 bundles (300 g) Pechay, leaves separated, well-cleaned
  • 2 stalks (2 g) Lemongrass (Tanglad)
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) Coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsps. (30 ml) Vinegar
  • 1 pack (8 g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


  1. SEASON. Sprinkle and massage salt inside and outside the tilapia. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. MIX. On a separate bowl, add onion, tomatoes and ginger. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. STUFF. Stuff the fish with the mixed onion, tomatoes and ginger. Do not forget to fill the head as well. Wrap the fish with 2 leaves of Pechay.
  4. BOIL. On a pan, place the stuffed tilapia, and lemongrass. Pour coconut milk and vinegar. Cover the pan and let it boil. Reduce fire and let simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  5. SEASON. Add AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix and the remaining pechay. Mix well and cook until done.
  6. SERVE. Transfer to a serving dish. Serve while hot.

Cooking Tips

The addition of a small amount of vinegar in any dish, especially in dishes cooked with coconut milk, helps preventing the premature spoilage of the dish.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 30 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 5 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 slice (60g) Tilapia, 1 cup (90g) vegetables

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Tilapia is a good source of Selenium which aids in boosting immunity and supports thyroid health.


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