Main Course Recipes

category-entreeThe main dish is the featured or primary dish in a meal. It is also commonly known as the entrée or main course. The main dish of a meal typically includes a meat, vegetable and a starch. the main dish is typically the biggest, heaviest, heartiest, and most complex food option in the course of a meal. The main ingredient is usually meat or fish; or in vegetarian meals the main course sometimes attempts to mimic a meat. It is most often preceded by an appetizer, soup, and/or salad, and followed by a dessert.

Binagoongang Baboy (Pork in Fermented Shrimp Paste)

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This is Binagoongang Baboy (Pork in Fermented Shrimp Paste). Binagoongang baboy is a traditional Filipino dish, cooked with pork and shrimp paste. This is a favorite dish of many Filipinos and some has many different ways in cooking this dish. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 pounds of pork belly, cut into cubes 3 tablespoons of shrimp paste 2 pieces of large tomatoes, chopped 1 red onion, finely chopped 5 ...

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Chicken Quesadillas

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This is Chicken Quesadillas. This Mexican dish has relatively few ingredients but lots of flavor. You really can’t go wrong with chicken and cheese coupled with vegetables and tortillas. That combination always seems to work no matter how they come together. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 large flour tortillas 8 ounces of colby cheese, shredded 8 ounces of monterey jack cheese, shredded 1 piece of chicken breast, sliced into 1⁄2 ...

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Roasted Pork Belly (Lechon Liempo)

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This is Roasted Pork Belly (Lechon Liempo). Lechon is traditionally a whole suckling pig roasted for hours over hot coals. Lechon is a must-have in every occasion in the Philippines and since Filipinos who live abroad are unable to roast a whole suckling pig, we realized there is another way to enjoy lechon. And that is what this recipe is for. We used the Pork Belly which is more convenient and easy to find at ...

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Paksiw Na Isda

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This is Paksiw Na Isda . Paksiw na Isda (Fish Poached in Vinegar and Ginger) is fish cooked in vinegar and other few ingredients. This dish is only requires basic ingredients unless you want to add vegetables such as eggplant and okra. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pieces of fish, about 1⁄2 pound each, cleaned and scales removed 1 eggplant, quartered (optional) 3 pieces of okra, top end trimmed (optional) ...

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Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce)

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This is Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce). Kare Kare is a traditional Filipino dish made with beef oxtail and tripe but can be substituted to any cut of beef. Variety of vegetables are added to this dish with a thickened peanut-based sauce. This dish is usually served on special occasions. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of oxtail, cut into serving pieces 1 pound of tripe 1 bundle ...

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Lechon Kawali

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This is Lechon Kawali. Lechon Kawali is a pan-roasted pork belly. This dish can be eaten alone or with a side dish such as steamed rice. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly 6 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1 tablespoon of black peppercorns 2 tablespoons of salt 5 pieces of bay leaf water for boiling cooking oil for frying Instructions Put the pork belly, garlic, peppercorns, ...

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Ginataang Alimasag (Crabs in Coconut Milk)

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This is Ginataang Alimasag (Crabs in Coconut Milk). Ginataang Alimasag are Crabs cooked in Coconut Milk. This is a savory and creamy crab dish in coconut cream. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3 pieces of medium-sized blue crabs cleaned and, cut into halves 1 inch piece of ginger, cut into thin strips 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced 1 medium-sized onion, minced 3 pieces of thai chili pepper 1 can ...

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Singapore Chow Mei Fun

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This is Singapore Chow Mei Fun. Singapore chow mei fun is a western influenced Asian food that is made with Chinese rice noodles and tossed with a variety of meat, seafood and/or vegetables that are stir fried in a pan with curry powder, sauce and spices. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of fine, dried rice vermicelli 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons of curry powder 2 teaspoons of sesame oil ...

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Dinengdeng

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This is Dinengdeng. Dinengdeng is a popular vegetable Filipino recipe which originated from Ilocos. This dish is quite similar to pinakbet except that it is bagoong soup based dish. Dinengdeng is a healthy dish since it is composed of different vegetables. Specially if you add grilled fish instead of fried fish. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 medium-sized onion, sliced 1 knob of ginger, sliced then crushed 2 large tomatoes, sliced ...

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Adobong Manok (Chicken Adobo)

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This is Adobong Manok or Chicken Adobo. Chicken adobo is the definitive Filipino main course. In fact it is considered to be the National Dish of the Philippines (adobo in general that is, not just the chicken adobo variety exclusively). This is most certainly a Filipino comfort food for those Filipinos living and working abroad. The beauty of chicken adobo is not just the amazing, savory flavors of the dish but also how simple and ...

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