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Oven Grilled Milkfish

Oven Grilled Milkfish

Kusina ni Teds
Oven Grilled Milkfish is a very simple recipe. Instead of grilling the milkfish over live charcoal, simply grill it in the oven. This is a fuss - free recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 5 people


  • Oven


  • 1 kg Milkfish
  • 3 pieces Calamansi
  • 2 Tablespoons Light Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 pieces Onions, finely chopped
  • 1 piece Thumb - sized Ginger, finely chopped
  • 3 pieces Tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons Finely Chopped Onion Spring
  • 2 pieces Calamansi, squeezed and reserve the juice.
  • 3 Tablespoons Dark Soy Sauce
  • Red Chili


  • Preheat oven to 240 degrees Celsius.
  • Thoroughly clean the milkfish and pat dry. Make a 6 - inch slit at the back of the milkfish to cut it open, Wash again and pat dry.
  • Squeeze the calamansi inside the milkfish. Drizzle the soy sauce and season it with ground black pepper.
  • In a bowl, mix together garlic, onion, ginger, tomatoes and onion spring. Reserve 2 tablespoons for the dipping sauce. Stuff the milkfish with the garlic mixture.
  • Wrap the milkfish with an aluminum foil brushed with olive oil. Baked for 20 minutes. Remove the aluminum foil and bake for another 10 minutes until the skin is golden brown. Serve with soy sauce dipping sauce.
  • For the soy sauce dipping sauce, combine the reserved stuffing, calamansi juice and soy sauce. Add chili if desired.
Keyword Inihaw na Bangus, Oven Grilled Milkfish