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Baked Milkfish
Submitted by Lori B. See all of Lori B.'s recipes. | February 27th, 2022

Ingredients are for 4 Servings.
Scale It
Amount Unit Ingredient
2 pounds
1 large
1 1/2 teaspoons
1 large
1 medium
2 large
1/4 teaspoon
2 tablespoons
Additional Info:

This dish is known as Hinurnong Isda in Philippine cuisine. Milkfish in the Philippines is called Bangus. You can substitute Sea Bass for the Milkfish.


Preheat oven to 400°F / 200°C / Gas Mark 6

Slit the back of the Milkfish to open and remove backbone. Rub inside and out with lemon slices.

Sprinkle with 1 1/4 teaspoons of salt. Set aside and let stand for about 20 minutes.

In a bowl, combine tomato, onion, green onions, pepper and remaining salt. Stuff mixture into stomach cavity of fish. Sew up opening.

Brush fish with melted butter. Place in a baking pan lined with greased aluminum foil.

Bake in a preheated 400°F oven for 30 minutes. Baste with additional butter while baking.

The fish is done when it flakes easily with a fork.

Submitted by Lori B. See all my recipes. | February 27th, 2022

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