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How to Debone Milkfish InstructionTake Meat out starting from the tail

How to Debone Milkfish for Rellenong Bangus

How to Debone Milkfish for Rellenong Bangus.  Detailed step-by-step instructions with pictures and video to make deboning milkfish easier.
Course Main
Prep Time 20 minutes


  • Spoon
  • scissors
  • chopping board


  • 1 large Milkfish(Bangus)


  • Set the Bangus /milkfish on a flat surface and using a spoon, scrape the scale going from the fishtail to the body of the fish. ( Gently scrape as scales tend to fly all over)
  • Remove the gut and gill through the top opening. ( this can be bloody, so bear with it).
  • Break the spine by folding the spine near the fish head.
  • Break the tail by folding until it cracks.
  • Using a spatula, scrape the meat close to the skin. Gently scrape the meat from the top to bottom. If you have trouble separating the meat from the skin, continue to break the tail area until you heard a snap.
  • Push the whole meat out and reserve for Rellenong Bangus filling.