Sinaing na Tilapia

Sinaing na Tilapia from Pinay In Texas Cooking Corner


  • 2 lbs tilapia, cut into serving pieces
  • 6 cloves garlic, crashed
  • 12 pcs. dried kamias
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup pork liempo, chopped (optional) or 1 Tbsp vegetable oil


1. Sprinkle fish with salt and let sit for about 15 minutes.

2. Arrange pork liempo (if using), half of the garlic and the dried kamias at the bottom of a saucepan. Arrange fish on top of it and then add the remaining garlic and kamias on top. Pour water, oil (if using) and fish sauce onto the fish. Cook over medium heat for about 30 minutes. Stir and season with salt if necessary. Remove from heat. Allow to cool down a little. Serve with steamed rice.