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egg omelet with silverfish on a platter
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5 from 4 votes

Tortang Dulong

Filipino-style egg omelet made with silverfish, tomatoes, and onions. Delicious and filling, this tortang dulong is perfect for breakfast or any time of the day meal with steamed rice.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 231kcal


  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cloves garlic. peeled and minced
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Roma tomato, chopped
  • 2 cups silverfish, drained well
  • 4 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped


  • In a pan over medium heat, heat about 1 tablespoon oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.
  • Add tomatoes and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly softened.
  • Add silverfish and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Drain mixture VERY well.
  • In a bowl, add eggs and whisk until well beaten. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add flour and stir until smooth.
  • Add fish mixture and green onions. Stir until just combined.
  • In a wide, nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat another 2 tablespoons oil and swirl around to fully coat bottom of the pan.
  • Add about ½ cup of egg mixture and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes or until eggs begin to set and lightly brown. Using a spatula, gently flip to the other side. Continue to cook for another 1 minute or until both sides are lightly browned.
  • Remove from pan. Repeat with the remaining egg mixture. Serve hot.


Drain the fish mixture well before mixing with the eggs to keep the omelet from falling apart.


Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 174mg | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 439IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 1mg