Inihaw na Tilapia in Aluminum Foil, Broiled Fish

1 big tilapia
1 medium onion, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tomato, sliced

tilapia filled with flavorings

1) Choose a big fresh tilapia fish. Remove entrails and wash thoroughly. Most fish vendor will do this part for you.
2) Stuff onions, tomatoes and garlic in fish head and stomach.
3) Wrap the fish with clean aluminum foil. Leave both ends open to allow smoke penetration during broiling. Aluminum foil is used as wrapper to prevent burn fish skin, fresh banana leaves can be used as an alternative.

tilapia wrapped in aluminum foil

4) Broil the fish over the charcoal stove for one hour. Turn the fish every ten minutes to get an even broil.

broiling tilapia over charcoal heat

5) Carefully open the aluminum wrapper and serve with a sauce of choice.

broiled tilapia stuffed with onions tomato and garlic


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