Lowland vegetables stewed with bagoong (fish or shrimp paste) and tuna flakes. A classic Filipino dish.

Century Tuna Pinakbet


2 – 184 grams Century Tuna Chunks in Vegetable Oil
2 tablespoons corn oil
2 teaspoons chopped ginger
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 cup sliced onions
2 cups quartered tomatoes
¼ cup bagoong isda, strained
2 cups squash, diced
3 medium eggplant, sliced
8 pieces okra, sliced
1 medium ampalaya, sliced


Using a non-stick pan fry Century Tuna in its own oil. Cover and fry until crisp (about 8 to 10 minutes). Set aside. In another pan, sauté in corn oil, ginger, garlic, onions and tomatoes. Stir in bagoong and cook for 5 minutes. Add squash, eggplant, okra and ampalaya. Cover and continue cooking for 3 to 5 minutes on medium heat. Top with crispy tuna flakes before serving.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

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