kinilaw
Kinilaw (or Kilawin)
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Kinilaw (or kilawin) is a Filipino recipe that is also quite present in some of the Pacific islands that have been under the influence of this country.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian, Filipino
Servings: 4 people
Author: Mike Benayoun
Ingredients
  • ½ lb yellowfin tuna fillets , cut into cubes
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic , finely chopped
  • ½ white onion , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped ginger
  • 8 tablespoons kalamansi (or juice of one lime)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • ¾ cup vinegar (to rinse the fish)
  • ½ red onion , finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 chili pepper , finely chopped (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, mix the tuna cubes with ¾ cup of vinegar and mix well.
  2. Let stand for 2 minutes then drain.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. Refrigerate for at least ½ hour.
  5. Serve fresh.