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Fried Tulingan (Mackerel)

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"In this Pinoy fish recipe, mackerel is first simmered in a tangy tamarind base and then fried. It is important that the fish is fresh. Instead of frying, you can also wrap the fish in banana leaves and grill it. Serve with mango relish."
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Ingredients

1 h 50 m servings 974 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Combine the mackerel, water, tamarind soup base, and fish sauce in a pot over medium heat. Cover and cook at a simmer for about 15 minutes. Flip the fish, cover again, and simmer another 15 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to sit, covered, for 1 hour.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove the fish from the pot and pat dry with paper towels to remove as much excess moisture as possible.
  3. Fry the fish in the hot oil until golden brown, 7 to 10 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 974 calories; 70 g fat; 0.8 g carbohydrates; 77.6 g protein; 222 mg cholesterol; 841 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is the best fried fish i have made! I highly recommend this recipe to a seafood lover like me. 5star indeed!