Mahi-Mahi Paksiw Recipe

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The Mahi-Mahi Paksiw is a Filipino fish dish that has a good harmony of savory and sourness that is not satiating at all.


  • 1 lb. Mahi-Mahi Fillets / Head
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 piece (2-in/5-cm) ginger, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 11/2 cups white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3 green chili peppers


  1. In a saucepan, combine Mahi-Mahi, Garlic, Ginger, Water and Vinegar
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and add the fish sauce, salt and chili peppers.
  4. Simmer for about 30 minutes, or until cooked.
  5. Fish flakes when tested with a fork.
  6. Add / Adjust those Ingredients according to taste
  7. Serve


This video shows another way to cook mahi mahi.


Keywords: sour soup, traditional, comfort food