Fish Piña Tocho Recipe

Simple, but tasty. You simply must try!

Preparation Time

10 min.

Cooking Time

30 mins.

Serving Size



  • Main Dish
  • Seafood
  • Del Monte Pineapple


  • 3/4 kg tilapia
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp oil

  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp garlic
  • 1/3 cup onion, red
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp ginger
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
  • 2 cube tahure
  • 100 g tokwa/tofu
  • 2 pouch DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits (115g)
  • 3 stalk kinchay


1. Sprinkle fish with salt. Fry until golden brown. Set aside.
2. Sauté garlic, onion, and ginger. Add soy sauce, reserved pineapple syrup, water, and pepper. Stir. Boil then simmer for 3 minutes.
3. Mash tahure and tokwa together. Add to the sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.
4. Add DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits, fried fish, and kinchay. Simmer for 1 minute.

Lusog Notes

This tasty Fish Piña Tocho dish is a source of calcium which is important to make bones and teeth strong, and of iron that is needed for red blood cell formation and normal metabolism.

Chef`s Tip

Tahure is a salty fermented tofu and is the ingredient that gives the distinct flavor of the dish. Be sure to mash the tahure very well so that the flavor is well distributed in the sauce.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Boiling
  • Sautéing
  • Simmering

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Chopping Board
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoon