Traditional Filipino dish with a twist. Hearty tuna soup with sayote and ginger.

Century Tuna Tinola


2 – 184 grams Century Tuna Solid in Vegetable Oil, drained

and oil reserved

½ cup sliced onions

2 tablespoons ginger, sliced into strips

½ cup cubed tomatoes

4 cups rice washing

1 cup cubed sayote

2 teaspoons salt

½ teaspoon cracked peppercorns

1 bunch pechay leaves, washed, roots trimmed


In a large saucepan, heat oil from tuna. Sauté onions, ginger and tomatoes. Pour in rice washing and add sayote. Bring to a boil and cook until sayote is tender. Season with salt and pepper. Add tuna and pechay leaves. Cover pan, letting it boil for about 1 minute before removing from heat. Serve hot.

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