Bangus En Tocho Recipe

Here's an exciting way to cook simple bangus.


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Preparation Time

10 mins.

Cooking Time

35 mins.

Serving Size



  • 400 g bangus, large, cleaned and sliced into 8
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cup oil, for deep frying

  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp ginger, cut into strips
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup tahure, drained
  • 1/4 cup tokwa
  • 2 stalk kinchay, cut into 1-inch long strips


1. Sprinkle bangus with salt. Fry in oil until golden brown. Set aside.
2. Sauté garlic, onion, and ginger. Pour in DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce and water. Stir.
3. In a bowl, mash tahure, and tokwa together. Add to the sauce. Bring to a boil then simmer for 10 minutes. Add fried bangus and simmer for another 3 minutes. Add kinchay.

Lusog Notes

This Bangus En Tocho recipe is high in niacin which is important for the normal structure of the skin. It is also a source of iron that is needed for normal metabolism.

Chef's Tip

Tahure is salty fermented tofu and is the ingredient that gives the distinct flavor of the dish.

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