Mothers love cooking for their children and they will never get tired in doing it for them, whatever the circumstances and whatever the age or marital status of their children are.
My body is already twice the size of my mama, but there are times that when I get out of my room (I work home base), she will always greet me with a smile and will offer something — a dish that she cooked.
She also loves to experiment and will ask me to judge. Just a few days ago, she showed her experiment she called “Bangus Steak” and it was fantastic. I asked for her recipe and she happily obliged.
- 4 pieces boneless bangus strips
- 2 cloves onion, minced
- 1 onion, sliced horizontally
- 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1/4 cup flour mixture (dilute 1 teaspoon flour in water)
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- salt and pepper
- oil for frying
Make the fried bangus:
- Season the bangus strips with salt and pepper and let it rest to absorb the flavor.
- Coat it with flour and deep fry. Set aside.
Make the sauce:
- Saute garlic until golden brown. Set aside.
- Saute half of the onion until it caramelizes.
- Add flour mixture, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sugar. Boil until the sauce thickens.
- Drizzle the sauce on the fried bangus.
- Top the garlic and raw onion.
This is one of the milkfish recipe Philippines. You can also do it as sizzling fish steak to make it look sumptuous.