Friday, March 27, 2015

RECIPE: TKG's Blue Marlin in Cilantro Salsa

Because its almost Holy Week and fish dishes are nom derigueur, I am sharing a simple and easy-to-cook but super healthy dish. For this recipe, I chose Blue Marlin but you can use any other fish.



Ingredients:

250 g blue marlin, cubed
5-6 medium sized tomatoes, cubed
ginger slices
cilantro, 1 bunch
onions (optional)
2 tbs olive oil (Dona Elena)
rock salt, as desired
half lemon or lime (optional)





Make sure that the oil will coat the pan evenly, if not add some more. Fry the ginger slices until you can smell the aroma then add the tomatoes. Stir-fry and cover the pan so that the tomato will cook from its natural juice. You need to add the cilantro before the tomatoes get overcooked, then add some salt. Throw in the fish and coat it well with the sauce so that it will soak in the flavors. Cover and let it cook for a few more minutes then its done. Squeeze some lemon or lime for added flavor. Serves 2-3

33 comments :

  1. This one's very timely for the Lenten season. WIll try to do this. Thanks for sharing. Mukhang masarap eh.

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  2. i love anything with cilantro! giving this a shot

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    1. My daughter loves anything with cilantro, too :)

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  3. Now, this is what I call heaven! I love fish!

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  4. Looks easy enough to try. I welcome new fish recipes and having one in Cilantro sounds really good. :) (Mahal lang ng Blue Marlin! ahahaha)

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    1. Mura lang Blue Marlin if half kilo ... and 250g lang need mo for the recipe ;)

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  5. Not really a fan of fish pero mukhang masarap ito. :)

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  6. I'm not fond of cilantro, can I omit this one or iba na lasa?

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    1. You can omit cilantro and add in some onions which I didn't ...the dish would still taste the same except for the cilantro flavor :)

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  7. Oooh that looks so good! I think my husband will like this. Kaso I can't have fish!

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  8. Very timely recipe. Thanks for this.

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  9. Wow, really interesting dish. I'm looking for more healthy recipes. This one looks really good!

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    1. Yup, healthy and easy-to-prepare :)

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  10. This looks very healthy and I can imagine that it tastes really good. Ma-try nga!

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  11. Seems pretty easy i.prepare but I'm not a fan sa kitchen talaga so I'll share this recipe to my mom and sis. hehe thanks for this, looks delicious!

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    1. Haha .. you're lucky you have your mom and sister to cook for you :)

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  12. Ahh, something tp try fro this Lent. I'm running out of fish ideas already. Thanks. :)

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    1. Haha .. I'm running out of fish recipes also ...

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  13. Must be delicious, the problem is we don't have cilantro in the local supermarket :-(

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    1. Really? Actually, sometimes the groceries mislabel cilantro (wansoy) as kinchay :)

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  14. First picture pa lang, nakakatakam na. I'm a very picky eater (haha somehow that felt like I'm a whiny kid) but I think I will love this dish. Thanks for sharing! :)

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  15. I haven't tried using cilantro but after reading this I will. Thanks.-Macy

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  16. i love cilantro! too bad cant eat fush, my son has allergies. im still breastfeeding. But i will definitely prepare tjis for gursts. thanks

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    1. Oh, too bad about the fish allergy. Even the freshwater fish ba? I hope he outgrows his fish/seafood allergy :)

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  17. Looks yummy! Will give this a try :)

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  18. I see a lot of recipe blog posts among you fellow mommy bloggers. I'm starting to feel inadequate because I can't cook... Just kidding! I can cook simple fried or boiled dishes :) Thanks for sharing this recipe! The presentation looks pretty, and I'm sure it tastes good as it looks :)

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  19. What a perfect recipe for this lenten season. Will do this at home.

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  20. Perfect for the "no meat" season! Will try this recipe soon! :-)

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  21. Oh my sounds really good! We love Cilantro! I'll try this out once I get ahold of Blue Marlin. Thanks for sharing.

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  22. Will try this this weekend :)

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