Coconut Recipes

tag-coconutCoconuts come from the coconut palm tree, which are common in tropical regions. The various parts of the coconut fruit have a number of culinary uses. The seed provides oil for frying, cooking, and making margarine. The white, fleshy part of the seed, the coconut meat, is used fresh or dried in cooking, especially in confections and desserts such as macaroons. Desiccated coconut or coconut milk made from it is frequently added to curries and other savory dishes. Dried coconut is also used as the filling for many chocolate bars.

Pan De Coco

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This is Pan De Coco. Pan de coco, also known as coconut bread in English, is a rich sweet roll with a coconut filling. It is an inexpensive snack sold in the local bakeries. I specially enjoy this bread in the mornings with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Dough: 3 1⁄2 cups of flour 3⁄4 cups of warm water 2 1⁄4 teaspoon of yeast ...

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Puto Bumbong

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This is Puto Bumbong. It is traditionally made from a special variety of sticky or glutinous rice (called pirurutong) which has a distinctively purple color. Puto Bumbong is commonly eaten during Christmas in the Philippines. It is served topped with butter or margarine and shredded coconut mixed with brown sugar. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of white glutinous rice 1 cup of purple glutinous rice (pirurutong) 1 cup of ...

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Buko Pandan

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This is Buko Pandan. Buko Pandan is a refreshing dessert quite similar to buko salad. This dessert, however, is made with green gelatin cubes instead of the fruits we use for buko salad. And since I love cheddar cheese in most of my salad recipes, I added it on this one too. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of shredded young coconut 1⁄2 cup of unflavored green gulaman powder 1⁄2 ...

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Sapin-Sapin (Steamed Coconut Layer Pudding)

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This is Sapin Sapin (Steamed Coconut Layer Pudding). Sapin-sapin is a dessert in Philippine cuisine that consists of layered glutinous rice and coconut. It is made from rice flour, coconut milk, sugar, water, and coloring with coconut flakes sprinkled on top. This is one of the Filipino’s favorite mid-day snacks. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of powdered glutinous rice flour 1 can of condensed milk 4 cups of coconut ...

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Filipino Chicken Curry

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This is Filipino Chicken Curry. Filipino style chicken curry is a variation of the curry recipes from other culinary traditions of Asia. The recipe varies from person to person but the one thing that typically remains the same in all the variations is the yellow curry and the coconut milk. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 whole chicken (about 2 pounds) 2 large onions, quartered then coarsely chopped 3 red or ...

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Biko with Latik (Rice Cake with Caramel Topping)

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This is Biko with Latik (Rice Cake with Caramel Topping). Biko is a popular Filipino rice cake made from sticky rice and is usually topped with latik. It is often served during parties and holidays. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of glutinous rice 2 cups of water 1 3⁄4 cups of brown sugar 2 1⁄2 cups of coconut milk 1 can of coconut milk for latik topping (optional) Instructions ...

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Ginataang Langka (Jackfruit in Coconut Milk)

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This is Ginataang Langka (Jackfruit in Coconut Milk). This is a vegetable dish made mainly with Langka (Jackfruit) and few other ingredients. This dish can be cooked without any meat if you are vegetarian. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of unripe langka, seeded and sliced 1⁄2 pound of shrimp 1 onion, diced 4 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1 thumb-sized ginger, sliced then crushed 3 cups of coconut ...

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Coconut Macaroons

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This is Coconut Macaroons. Coconut Macaroons are made with surprisingly few ingredients. Crunchy on the outside, chewy in the middle and irresistibly good. They are so easy and fun to make. They are also versatile. You can add different toppings and decorations to them if you like. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 large egg whites 5 cups sweetened shredded coconut 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1⁄2 cup of granulated white ...

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Bibingka

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This is Bibingka. This is a type of rice cake from the Philippines that traditionally eaten during the Christmas season. It is made with rice flour, coconut milk, margarine, sugar and shredded coconut. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of rice flour 3 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons of baking powder pinch of salt 3 tablespoons of margarine, melted 1 cup of light brown sugar 1 cup of coconut milk 1⁄4 ...

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Ginataang Halo-Halo

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This is Ginataang Halo Halo. Ginataang Halo Halo is an old-time favorite of Filipinos. Typically made with glutinous rice balls, tapioca pearls, sweet potatoes, purple yam, tropical fruits and coconut milk. This is a delicious and filling snack specially if you love anything with coconut milk in it. Ginataang Halo Halo is also perfect during rainy days. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of taro root (gabi), diced 1 1⁄2 ...

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