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Guinataan Hito (Catfish)

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"The coconut milk in this Pinoy fish dish gives the catfish a very savory taste."
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40 m servings 388
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 catfish fillets)


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  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir the onion and garlic in the hot oil until the garlic is lightly browned and the onion is glossy, 7 to 10 minutes. Add the catfish; season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 2 minutes. Add the coconut milk and stir; cover again and cook until the coconut milk appears oily, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 388 calories; 33.2 5.4 19.1 51 103 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Yummy and Easy!!!! Would be great with Jasmine Rice. I added fresh grated ginger and about 1 Tablespoon brown sugar.

Most helpful critical review

This was so bland and oily, even after adding cayenne and black pepper. Sorry, didn't care for it. If you try it, I would definitely try adding jalapenos or something. I didn't, because of th...

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Yummy and Easy!!!! Would be great with Jasmine Rice. I added fresh grated ginger and about 1 Tablespoon brown sugar.

I loved it! Of course I had to add some additional seasonings (garlic, cayenne pepper and lemon pepper) but it was good... also added some cilantro and squeezed some lemon as well..yummm!!!

Another 5 stars because my family really enjoyed how the catfish was cooked in this recipe. The only change I made was instead of using cooking oil I used butter. Just a personnel preference ...

Took all the advice: added jalapenos, garlic, peppers and ginger. But the coconut milk made all the difference. Served over rice noodles. We really enjoyed this!

This recipe is awesome. I added minced ginger and seeded & finely chopped jalepeno peppers. When served, added some avocado slices to the plate and it was fantastic. This is so much like one ...

I was looking for something other than fried. I’ve done ‘baked’ as well. I had some ‘Lite’ coconut milk and the rest of the ingredients…so thought I’d give it a go. Sorry purist rater types…I al...

pretty good, easy

Oh my this was yummy... I was looking for something different and love catfish but have only ever had it fried. I made this one but made it spicy how I like by adding to jalapenos. Seeds, ribs, ...

I'll be honest, when I saw these ingredients, I was a little afraid it wouldn't all work together. But I decided to go ahead with it anyway, and I'm glad I did! I followed the recipe exactly exc...