Paksiw na Galunggong Recipe

Paksiw na Galunggong Recipe

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This Paksiw na Galunggong Recipe is done by cooking fish in vinegar broth along with other ingredients. This Paksiw na Galunggong Recipe makes use of the Philippines galunggong fish (round scad in English).


  • 6 pcs. medium sizes Galunggong (1 Kilo)
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 3 thumbs ginger, sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 long green chili pepper


  1. Rub salt all over the fish (inside / out)
  2. Let it stay for 10 minutes.
  3. In a medium pot, arrange the fish with the ginger, garlic, and long green pepper.
  4. Pour the water and vinegar and let it boil.
  5. Cover and simmer for 30 to 45 minutes (adjust by adding more water if needed).
  6. Add salt to taste and stir.
  7. Remove from heat and transfer to serving plate.
  8. Serve with warm rice and enjoy!


This video shows another way of cooking paksiw na galunggong.