Tanigue Garlic Steak Recipe (A’la Pobre)


  • 2 tanigue fish steak slices
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • sea salt / rock salt
  • black pepper
  • liquid seasoning
  • half a lemon (or 2 calamansi)
  • olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter, optional


  1. To prepare:Season the fish steaks with some salt and fresh cracked pepper on both sides.
  2. Add a few drops of liquid seasoning (I used Knorr).
  3. Squeeze juice from half a lemon over the fish steaks. Set aside.
  4. Mince garlic.
  5. Heat a non-stick pan or skillet.
  6. To cook:Pour in olive oil, around 3 tablespoons, in the heated pan. Set to medium heat.
  7. Lightly toast minced garlic in olive oil until light brown.
  8. Sear the fish steak, 3 to 4 minutes on each side, depending on your preferred done-ness.
  9. Flip over and continue cooking. Add butter if desired.
  10. Plate and garnish with lemon wedge.
  11. Pour over the remaining garlic-oil-butter over the fish.
  12. Serve immediately.

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