King Fish (Tanigue) In Mayonnaise Recipe


  • 1 whole tanigue, about 3-4kilo
  • salt, to rub all over the fish
  • 2 pcs lemon, sliced
  • 1 cup red onion, minced
  • 1 cup minced red bell pepper
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 1 cup minced carrot
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lettuce for bedding of the fish
  • native tomatoes for garnish

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Rub salt on the inner and outer parts of the fish. and put slices of lemon in the cavity.
  2. Pour-in about 1 to 1 1/2 quart water in a roasting pan, place fish ontop of the water bath and bake.
  3.  Cook the fish for 1 hour or until done.
  4.  Remove the fish from the oven and then arrange on a serving plate. Let the excess water drip.
  5.  Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish, salt, and pepper.
  6. When the fish reaches room temperature, spread the mayonnaise mixture over the fish.
  7.  Arrange the red onion, bell pepper, eggs, and carrots on top of the mayonnaise in the order specified.
  8. Serve.

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