@FilipinoFood on Twitter since 2008       

Pla-Pla

Pla-Pla: Big Tilapia Fish

Pla-pla cooked, styled and photographed by Toyang Noresa

 

What is Pla-Pla?

 
It’s simply the name of a large tilapia fish!

Tilapia is the general term for nearly a hundred species of cichlid fishes that are native to Africa. It’s a very popular fish in the Philippines, particularly since it grows very fast in the hot climate. Tilapia farming is quite an industry in the country.
 

How to Cook Pla-Pla?

 
Various ways!

Fried (pinirito), grilled (inihaw), in coconut milk (sa gata), sweet and sour…

When fried or grilled, the flesh can be dipped in a mixture of calamansi and soy sauce for extra enjoyment. 🙂

Leave a Reply

1 Comment on "Pla-Pla"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest | most voted
Ligaya
Member

That looks like such a nutritious meal. Where’s the rice though?

wpDiscuz