Filipino Fermented Fish (Bagoong or Ginamos)

Fermented Fish Ingredients

Ingredients:  – 2 lb Silver Fish or Anchovies – 3/4 cup sea salt – 5 cloves garlic chopped – 1 inch ginger finely chopped – 3/4 cup vinegar

HOW TO MAKE BAGOONG? – Place about five cups of water in a large saucepan and put the container and its lid in. Boil in low heat to sterilize the container. – Wash the silverfish or anchovies and drain excess water. Make sure that you drain the water as much as you can. Usea strainer to do this. – Place the fish in a medium size bowl and add the rest of the ingredients. Gently mix and Transfer the fish into a sterilized container and seal the container tightly. – Store Ginamos (Fermented fish)in a dark place for 3 weeks. Then you can eat it, I actually eat and use mine in one week.