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Broiled Milkfish (Inihaw na Bangus)

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: bangus, milkfish
Author: Pam from Pinoybites.com


  • 2 unseasoned, frozen boneless bangus (thawed) about 1.2 lbs/500 grams
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • garlic powder (to taste) optional
  • vegetable or canola oil (for brushing)

Here's How:

  • Position oven rack about 3-4 inches from the broiler. Preheat broiler.
  • Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Brush both sides of Milkfish with oil. Arrange in a foil-lined cookie sheet skin side down.
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder (optional).
  • Broil on HIGH for 15-20 minutes or until light golden and the thickest part of the fish flakes easily.
  • Serve with a Soy Sauce-Lemon dipping sauce or with the Broiled Eggplant Salad.


*** To make dipping sauce, combine 2 tbsp light soy sauce and the juice of half a lemon.