Thursday, September 29, 2011

Tuna Salpicao, Fish Salpicao

I have found this mouth watery recipe in a Filipino Food Blog, the recipe is called:  Tuna Salpicao, Fish Salpicao

Tuna Salpicao, Fish Salpicao. Here is my version of fish salpicao using tuna cubes, to make the dish I just cut the tuna into large cubes about 3/4” cubes. Marinated it with kalamansi juice, soy sauce, a dash of liquid seasoning paprika and garlic powder before stir cooking. The final result was yummy dish that I would not hesitate to recommend to every one especially to those who are looking for a healthier version of my Pork Salpicao. Here is the recipe of my Tuna Salpicao, Fish Salpicao.


  • 1 kilo tuna steak, cut into cut into large cube
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic. chopped
  • 2 tbsp. Maggie Liquid Seasoning
  • 1-2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 3-4 tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp. cracked peppercorns
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • juice from 2-3 pieces kalamansi
  • salt
  • cooking oil
Cooking procedure:
Place the tuna cubes in a big bowl and mix in the kalamansi juice, soy sauce, liquid seasoning, pepper, paprika and garlic powder. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes to marinate. Heat the wok until it start to smoke, add in generous amount of cooking oil and stir fry the garlic until fragrant, do not brown. Remove the garlic from the wok and keep aside leaving only the now garlic infused oil. Add in the tuna cubes and stir cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until seared, stir cook in batches. Remove from wok and keep aside. Using the same wok and keeping the oil in frying the fish add 1/2cup of water, oyster sauce and butter, stir cook until the butter is melted and until the liquid forms into an oily sauce. Add in the seared tuna, fried garlic, continue to stir cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until the tuna cubes are coated with the sauce correct saltiness if required. Remove from wok and serve immediately with a lot of rice.
And there you go! Enjoy another delightful Filipino dish! Von apetite! ;)