This type of fish is a great source of high-quality protein, the perfect choice for people looking for a nutritious meal. Rich in vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids and Glutamic amino acids, Milkfish can help lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels and help strengthen the nervous system.
A popular cooking method in the Philippines is “Daing na Bangus”. The fish is butterflied, cutting from the top, leaving the belly intact. It is then deboned (or not), marinated in vinegar, garlic and herbs and fried. It is often served for breakfast! Try serving with a dry Riesling. With its sweet, citrusy flavour, it pairs well with this fish, whichever way it is cooked.