Crazy Good Fritto Misto

There are various kinds of dishes that feature fried food coated in a light batter. Tempura, corndogs, and onion rings are a few familiar names but today, we’re taking a look at Fritto Misto. It’s an Italian dish consisting of fried vegetables, seafood, and herbs with a light coating of batter. Our own localized Fritto Misto will be making use of tawilis.

Tawilis Fritto Misto


½ kg tawilis

1 tbsp Maggi Magic Sarap

Bunches of flat leaf parsley



1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup cornstarch

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp Maggi Magic Sarap

2 cups sparkling water/soda water


Garlic powder

1 egg 

oil for frying




roasted garlic, whole

2 cups reg. olive oil



salt and pepper



Toss the tawilis in Magic Sarap and set aside to marinate for 5 minutes.


Combine all the batter ingredients. It will be a bit lumpy.

Dip each fish in the batter and fry in hot oil for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown and crispy. Coat each bundle of parsley and fry until golden brown. Makes 3-4 servings.

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