Egg Recipes

tag-eggsEggs are laid by females of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, and have been eaten by mankind for thousands of years. Popular choices for egg consumption are chicken, duck, quail, roe, and caviar, but the egg most often consumed by humans is the chicken egg, by a wide margin. Bird eggs consist of a protective eggshell, albumen (egg white), and vitellus (egg yolk), contained within various thin membranes. Egg yolks and whole eggs store significant amounts of protein and choline, and are widely used in culinary applications.

Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters)

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This is Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters). Ukoy is the Filipino shrimp fritter. The smaller variety of shrimp (with head and shell on) are what is typically used for this dish. This is most often served as an appetizer, but it can also be made as a main dish or light snack. Several variations of this dish exists in which the vegetable that is used in combination with the shrimp is substituted with various other ingredients. Enjoy ...

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Kwek Kwek

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This is Kwek Kwek. Kwek-Kwek is a famous Filipino street food made by deep-frying hard-boiled quail eggs that are covered with orange batter. This is usually served with a spiced vinegar-based dip and chopped cucumber on the side. Another street food similar to this is called Tokneneng which uses chicken or duck eggs instead. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 12 to 18 pieces of boiled quail eggs 1 cup of flour ...

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Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole

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This is Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole. Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole is a delicious mashed sweet potato casserole with a crunchy pecan topping and is usually served during Thanksgiving. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3 cups of sweet potato, mashed 1 cup of brown sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon of vanilla 1⁄2 cup of milk 1⁄2 cup of melted butter 3⁄4 teaspoon of cinnamon Topping 1⁄2 cup of brown sugar ...

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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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Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog

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This is Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog . Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog is a healthy breakfast that anyone would want to eat, because of the very few ingredients it requires. There are ways to better enjoy this recipe by getting rid of the bitter taste of the ampalaya. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 piece of bitter melon (ampalaya), seeds removed and cut into thin slices 1-2 medium-sized tomatoes, sliced (optional) 2 ...

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Spamsilog

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This is Spamsilog. Spamsilog is a short term for the combination of Spam, Sinangag (fried rice) and Pritong itlog (fried egg). This is another popular silog breakfast combination enjoyed by many Filipinos. It is commonly served with a side dish of fresh tomatoes or cucumber. Spam is a brand of luncheon meat used in this recipe. You don’t necessarily have to use this particular brand, any brand of luncheon meat will do. Enjoy this recipe ...

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Puto with Cheese

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This is Puto with Cheese. Puto is a rice cake that is typically round in shape, white, and soft. It is usually served at breakfast or as a snack and is often prepared for festive occasions such as Christmas and New Years. A variety of toppings are common for these rice cake. Some of the most frequently used toppings are cheese, grated coconut, and dried fruits. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients ...

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Lechon Fried Rice

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This is Lechon Fried Rice. What to do with leftover rice and lechon? Mix them and walla! You have a great filling meal. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Leftover lechon kawali or roasted lechon, sliced into bite-size pieces. 4 cups of chilled, cooked rice 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons of minced garlic 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 1⁄4 cup of green peas 1⁄4 cup of spring onions, chopped Freshly ground ...

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Tapsilog (Beef Tapa with Garlic Fried Rice and Fried Egg)

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This is Tapsilog (Beef Tapa with Garlic Fried Rice and Fried Egg). Tapsilog is an abbreviation for the combination of beef tapa, garlic fried rice (sinangag), and fried egg (itlog). So with this combination you end up with tap-si-log. This is traditionally a breakfast meal. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Beef Tapa: 2 pounds of beef sirloin (or similar cut of meat) 1 bulb of garlic, minced 1⁄4 cup of white ...

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