Friday, December 17, 2010

fisharon

a.k.a. tuna chip or fish skin crackers


 Fisharon - (fish sa-rón, n. dw Amer. fish + Span..chicharrón [fried pork crackling]) fish skin cracker

It is made with deeply fried skin of matured fish, such as bangus (milkfish), tuna, tilapia (St. Peter's fish). A Pinoy delicacy.

A recently invented "pulutan" (finger food that accompanies in drinking session). 

Tuna chips (fisharon) from Gen. Santos City
The word fisharon is coined after combining the English word "fish" and "chicharon" (from Span. chicharron, meaning fried pork crackling). 

Tuna fisharon is also known as Tuna chip in Gen. Santos City.

For more about Pinoy foods, see also my OPEN & FREE food dictionary.



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