How to Make Tilapia Longganisa

tilapia-longganisaTilapia is low fat fish and the first fish to be farmed. Tilapia is a white fish with a slight pinkish color which is the third most important fish in aquaculture after carps and salmons.  Tilapia have very low levels of mercury as they are a fast-growing and short-lived fish that mostly eats by people. Tilapia has a good flavor and texture. They are versatile and easily adapted to most any kind of cooking.   In this Tilapia Longganisa recipe, you can start your own small business at home.


  • 1 kilo minced tilapia flesh
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 5 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 cup ground garlic
  • 1 tbsp ground pepper


  1. Cut the tilapia into cubes and pass through the grinder.
  2. Wash minced fish with chilled 0.3% brine solution.
  3. Mixed all ingredients and blend well.
  4. Stuff manually in a pig casing.
  5. Tie it with a cotton thread in equal distance of about 2 inches.
  6. Pack and keep frozen for longer storage.

source: Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources

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