How to Cook Carp Fish Sarciado: A Filipino-Inspired Dish

Updated on January 10, 2020
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Learn how to prepare carp fish sarciado.
Learn how to prepare carp fish sarciado. | Source

In Filipino cuisine, sarciado refers to any dish that is prepared in a tomato-based sauce. Fish sarciado, also known as sarciadong isda, is composed of fried fish simmered in a delicious tomato and egg sauce. Many different types of fish can be used when preparing this dish, though I often like to use carp. This recipe is also a great way to use leftover fish.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: 3 servings
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The ingredients: carp fish.Tomatoes, onion, garlic, and ginger.Water.Beaten eggs.
The ingredients: carp fish.
The ingredients: carp fish. | Source
Tomatoes, onion, garlic, and ginger.
Tomatoes, onion, garlic, and ginger. | Source
Water. | Source
Beaten eggs.
Beaten eggs. | Source


  • 500 grams carp fish, sliced
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 litre water
  • 3 tomatos, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 inches ginger, sliced
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • oil, for sauteeing


For Preparation:

  • 2 large bowls
  • 1 medium bowl
  • 1 large plate
  • measuring cups
  • chopping board
  • knife

For Cooking:

  • frying pan
  • tongs
  • wok
  • cooking spoon


  1. Rub fish with salt. Let it sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry fish until golden brown. Set aside.
  3. In a wok, heat cooking oil. Saute onion, ginger, garlic, and tomato.
  4. Pour in water. Season with salt and pepper. Bring it to boil.
  5. Add fried fish and beaten egg. Cook the egg thoroughly.
  6. Serve with rice.

Step-by-Step Video

Tips and Techniques

  • This recipe is a great way to use leftover fried fish.
  • You can add more eggs, if you like.
  • I like to use carp, but this recipe works well with many different types of fish. Use the type you like best.

Carp fish sarciado.
Carp fish sarciado. | Source

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    • dredcuan profile imageAUTHOR

      Travel Chef 

      11 months ago from Manila

      Hello Liz,

      I agree with you. I really prefer fish, seafood, and chicken rather than any other meats.

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      Liz Westwood 

      11 months ago from UK

      This looks like a healthy idea for a fish recipe. I like the versatility of this dish.


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