When I was still a little girl and my grandparents are still alive this food is one of those always present when our family go swimming in the nearby Lido Beach Resort every summer. Now all are just part of my wonderful memories... my grandparents already passed away ages ago and the beach is already polluted.
Inihaw na Bangus is Grilled milkfish stuffed with chopped tomatoes and onions. Served with a dipping sauce composed of soy sauce and calamansi juice.
1 large milkfish
2 onions, chopped finely
5 tomatoes, chopped finely
1 tbsp salt
Clean milkfish but do not scrape scales. With a sharp slit back to make an opening up to the stomach. Wash and sprinkle salt. Mix onions and tomatoes together. Season with salt. Stuff in milkfish. Grill on hot charcoal for 1/2 hour.
Milkfish can be wrapped in banana leaves and foil before grilling for additional flavor.
Dipping sauce : soy sauce with calamansi juice