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.

Chop Suey with Pork Tenderloin

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This is Chop Suey with Pork Tenderloin. Chop Suey is a mixture of several different vegetables in a thick, clear sauce that sometimes also includes a meat, although not always. In this version we included pork tenderloin in combination with a variety of vegetables. The result is a very light, savory dish that is rich in flavor, but not in fat. This can be eaten with or without rice. Enjoy this recipe from us at ...

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Ginisang Munggo

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This is Ginisang Munggo . Ginisang Munggo or Monggo are sauteed mung beans. This is a favorite food among Filipinos. You can use different types of meat with this recipe. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 cups Mung beans (Munggo) 1⁄2 pound of pork, thinly sliced 2 to 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 medium-sized onion, peeled and chopped 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped 2 cups of fresh spinach 6 ...

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Adobong Baboy (Pork Adobo)

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This is Adobong Baboy (Pork Adobo). Adobong Baboy is one of the most well known dishes in the Philippines. Even foreigners have come to love this particular dish. It is simple to make and only requires very few ingredients such as pork meat, vinegar, soy sauce, bay leaf, garlic and peppercorns. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly, cut into serving pieces 4 tablespoons of vinegar 1 cup ...

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Longsilog (Sausage with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg)

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This is Longsilog (Sausage with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg). Longsilog is a short term for longanisa (sausage), sinangag (fried rice) and pritong itlog (fried egg). This is a popular breakfast dish in the Philippines and is usually served with a side dish of fresh tomatoes or cucumber. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of chilled white rice 1-2 tablespoons minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon cooking oil ...

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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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Garlic Herb Roasted Chicken (Lechon Manok)

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This is Garlic Herb Roasted Chicken (Lechon Manok). This is a relatively simple version of the classic roast chicken. Roasted chicken is one of the most common dishes in all the culinary traditions of the world. Almost every culture has their version of this dish with some including distinct spices, ingredients, and techniques that are common in that the part of the world. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 whole chicken, ...

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Pancit Bihon

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This is Pancit Bihon. Pancit Bihon is a classic dish in the Philippines normally eaten with a slice of bread. This is also eaten as a mid-day snack and is very filling. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of pancit bihon (rice noodles) 1⁄2 pound of pork, thinly sliced 1⁄2 small cabbage, julienne cut (thin strips) 1 carrot, julienne cut 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cloves of ...

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Spinach & Mushroom Omelette with Hollandaise Sauce

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This is Spinach & Mushroom Omelette with Hollandaise Sauce. Spinach & Mushroom Omelette is a healthy breakfast and favorite to those who love spinach, mushrooms and tomatoes. This omelette is then topped with rich home-made hollandaise sauce. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Omelette 2 eggs (or egg whites from the hollandaise sauce) 1 cup of baby spinach, cleaned 5 pieces of baby portabella mushrooms, sliced 1⁄2 cup of swiss cheese, shredded ...

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Cornsilog (Corned Beef with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg)

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This is Cornsilog (Corned Beef with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg). Cornsilog is a short term for Corned beef, sinangag (fried rice) and pritong itlog (fried egg). This is one of the popular silog breakfast combination in the Philippines and is usually served with a side dish of fresh tomatoes or cucumber. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of chilled white rice 3 tablespoons minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt ...

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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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