Fried Tawilis Recipe

Make fried tawilis more exciting with three different kinds of dipping sauces!

Fried tawilis comes together in only a few minutes, and is even better with fun dipping sauces (sawsawan). These three dips are super easy to make! 

Fried Tawilis Recipe

Toogy Clavecilla
Make fried tawilis more exciting with three different kinds of dipping sauces!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6 to 8


Fried Tawilis Ingredients

  • 1 kilo tawilis
  • 1 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup cornstarch
  • 1 Cup water
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • 1/4 Cup Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic chopped
  • red chili pepper Optional
  • 3 teaspoons Japanese mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoons crispy garlic
  • 1 teaspoons Calamansi Juice
  • 2 teaspoons miso paste
  • 1 can canned crushed tomatoes drained
  • 1 Cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cashew nuts toasted
  • 3 teaspoons canola oil


  • Combine water, flour, and cornstarch to make a batter. Set aside.
  • Season tawilis with salt and pepper, then dredge into the batter. Deep fry until golden brown and crispy, then drain on paper towels.
  • To make the vinegar dipping sauce: combine vinegar, onions, garlic, and chili.
  • To make the garlic mayo dipping sauce: combine the mayo and garlic in a bowl. Adjust tartness with calamansi juice.
  • To make miso-tomato cashew dipping sauce: combine miso paste, tomatoes, breadcrumbs, soy sauce, and cashews in a food processor. While pulsing, slowly pour in the oil until fully emulsified. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
Keyword tawilis, sawsawan
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