Marinated and Fried Milk Fish with Fried Eggs and Garlic Fried Rice
There is a popular breakfast or brunch concept in the Philippines and honestly I could eat it all day!
The name basically consist of all the main diahed in a plate.
Bang= Bangus (milk fish) + Si = Sinangag (fried rice) + Log = Itlog (egg or fried egg) put together is Bangsilog 😂 It’s pretty cool actually.
There are other Silog dishes too! Tapsilog (cured beef), Tocilog (cured sweet pork), Longsilog (sausages) and more! It’s a complete meal!
How To Make Bangsilog: Marinated and Fried Milk Fish with Fried Eggs and Garlic Fried Rice
1 packet of frozen Milk fish, defrost before use
100ml soy sauce
Half a lemon
1 pinch ground black pepper
Defrost the milk fish before use.
Take it out of the packaging, place it in a bowl.
Add soy, lemon and black pepper.
Leave it to marinate for 1 hour or overnight.
Using a medium frying pan, heat up the oil.
Fry the milk fish until crispy and golden brown on each side.
One cooked take the excess oil.
*Serve with garlic fried rice, or fried rice and fried eggs.
*to make garlic fried rice: peel, crush and minced some garlic. Heat up some oil in a frying pan, on low heat fry the garlic until golden brown, add the cooked rice and mix until all is incorporated.
What is a +Silog? Filipinos suddenly get their cravings for this type of meal when someone mentions it. Well it’s pretty simple for example when an English person asks for an English breakfast they know exactly what they are getting unless the restaurant mentions what’s excluded but usually it would be sausages, eggs, beans, mushrooms and toasts. Traditionally fried black pudding will also be on the side. +Silog is like that too! Silog basically equals to Si=Sinangag (garlic fried rice) and log= itlog (fried egg).
There are many types of +Silog, heres a list of them:
Tocilog = Tocino (sweet cured pork) / Sinangag / Itlog
Spamsilog = Spam / Sinangag / Itlog
Cornsilog = Corn beef (cooked with potatoes) / Sinangag / Itlog
Bangsilog = Bangus (marinated & fried milk fish) / Sinangag / Itlog
Longsilog = Longanisa (sweet Filipino sausages ) / Sinangag / Itlog
Tapsilog = Tapa (cured beef) / Sinangag / Itlog
These are the usual +Silog breakfast or brunch and today we have new editions like Sisilog which is Pork Sisig (sizzling pork) / Sinangag / Itlog
Here’s a quick fix recipe, I hope you enjoy it!
200g Beef *you can get a ready to cook stir frying beef*
3tbsp soy sauce
1tsp ground pepper
Cover it and put it aside for 5-10mins while you prepare the ingredients for your garlic fried rice or while you fry your egg
In a hot pan with oil add your beef on medium heat, keep stirring it until the sauce is reduced
Once reduced it now ready to serve!