Anyways, for those who want a step-by-step procedure to debone the milkfish ( Bangus), here it is: Raw Materials: Fresh bangus (preferably. What is bangus deboning? Bangus deboning is the process of removing the intermuscular and nuisance bones of bangus by manual method.

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Deboning a Bangus (Milkfish)

Pros use 4 cuts but I use 5 because I’m not as bahgus. They are visible and superficially embedded thus easy to pull out.

Carefully feel both walls and the bottom in all the cuts for any evidence of remaining spines. Removal of backbone dorsal fin. Here’s the procedure for boneless bangus fillets: Email required Address never made public.

Cut out the dorsal fin by hod in deeply along both sides. Method 2 – I understand this is the method used to remove the spines in Philippine fish factories so yow probably faster for an experienced operator. Remove backbone by laying fish flat on the cutting board with the skin down. Method 1 – Now you are ready to remove all those embedded spines. Wash fish in running water With the aid of a forcep, pull out the rib bones which have not been cut away.

With your filleting knife continue to cut down from the backbone right through the tail end of the fish. Serve with white rice or fried rice. Wash deboned bangus in clean water. After you’ve removed the innards and gills you’ll find there’s dwbone gelatinous deposit of belly fat between the black cavity lining and the abdominal wall.

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Removal of internal organs. The spines on the head portion are branched spines while the rest are unbranched.

Be sure to select a large bangus because a smaller one is just as much trouble for less fish. They are easy to find and very easy to remove with long nose pliers – the least troublesome small bones in this fish. See our Milkfish page for details. Cut off the tail and toss both head and tail into the stock pot. For people not accustomed to eating Carp, Bangus has a major problem – the flesh is shot through with about thin spines.

Steps in Deboning Bangus

Make a superficial slit from head to tail along the dent of the dorsal muscle. Pull out the first 2 very fine and delicate spines found in the mid-body which is the start of the spines located in this portion. Turn knife flat and cut from the tail to the head by running the edge of the knife along the backbone.

Notify me of new posts by email. In my case, I usually put vinegar, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Remove filamentous Y-shaped spines along the lateral lines, i. Bangus is completely covered with shiny silver scales which adhere well and will take a bit of energy to scrape off some recipes fry the skin side crisp with the scales on.

Put it in the refrigerator for hours then fry your own homemade boneless bangus. Remove spines in the ventral side in the same manner. Wash fish upon arrival from the market. Deboning Proper It is important to know the exact location of the spines most especially the the intermascular spines.


Steps in Deboning Bangus

Gently open this seam with your fingers or filleting knife, prying apart rather than cutting. With the end dsbone the mosquito forceps, start removing the spines. Whether you retain this or scrape it off depends on your recipe and intent. The bones are located in the belly cavity. Good for breakfast with minced tomatoes.

Fresh bangus preferably 3 pieces to a kilo Equipments: With your kitchen shears cut the ribs away from the backbone. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Cutting from the bottom side of the fish with your filleting knife, make filleting cuts from the back end of the cavity to the tail. Now hold the fillet with your fingers on the center of the skin side at the front to help expose the tiny spines you’ll feel sticking up along the centerline for the first couple of inches.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. It may look like an awful lot of trouble but it really isn’t that bad, especially after you’ve done a couple. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Should you cut through the spines you will still be able to pull them because you can feel the ends on both sides of the cut – but it’ll be a lot more trouble.

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