Oriental Lapu-Lapu Recipe

This Asian seafood dish gets a fresh twist!


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Preparation Time

15 mins.

Cooking Time

45 mins.

Serving Size



  • 3/4 kg lapu-lapu, filleted and cut into cubes


  • 2 Tbsp reserved pineapple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, black

  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups oil, for deep frying

  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, crushed
  • 100 g baguio beans, sliced
  • 1/3 cup bell pepper, red, cut into strips
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups togue
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour, dissolved in remaining pineapple syrup
  • salt, to taste
  • sugar, to taste
  • soy sauce, to taste


1. Marinate fish for 30 minutes. Coat with flour, then fry until golden brown. Set aside. 
2. Sauté garlic, Baguio beans, and bell peppers. Add water, togue, dissolved flour, salt, sugar, and soy sauce to taste. Allow to simmer for 5 minutes. Add DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits and fish. 

Lusog Notes

This dish is a source of protein and niacin. Protein is essential for the growth and repair of body tissues while niacin helps keep the digestive system healthy.

Chef's Tip

Lapu-lapu is lean fish and will crumble when overcooked. Fry the fish only until it turns golden brown.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Sautéing
  • Simmering

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Bowls
  • Measuring Cups
  • Spatula
  • Chopping Board
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Knife
  • Pan

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