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 Talong

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This is Binagoongang Talong. Binagoongang Talong is a vegetable dish cooked in shrimp paste. This particular dish is normally made with pork but we are using eggplant this time. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 large eggplant, sliced diagonally 1-2 tomatoes, sliced 2-3 tablespoons of bagoong alamang (shrimp paste) 1 tablespoon of garlic, minced 1 onion, sliced 2 tablespoons of cooking oil 1⁄2 cup water sugar to taste Instructions In a ...

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Sinuglaw

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This is Sinuglaw. Sinuglaw is a mixture of Grilled Pork Belly or Sinugbang Baboy Liempo cut into small pieces and fresh Tuna with vinegar. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of grilled pork belly, chopped 1 pound of fresh tuna meat, cut into cubes 2 pieces of cucumber, thinly sliced 1 medium-sized red onion, chopped 2 tablespoons of ginger, minced 4 pieces of finger chilies, sliced 1 1⁄4 cup of ...

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Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

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This is Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry. The key to a good stir fry is technique. As you probably guessed from the name, there is a lot of stirring involved and high heat. That’s of course where the name stir fry comes from. You don’t want to lower the heat while cooking either. Just keep stirring. The rest takes care of itself. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of boneless ...

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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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Beef Caldereta

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This is Beef Caldereta. Beef Caldereta is one of the Filipino recipes usually served in Fiesta and other special occasions. Variations of this dish is with beef, chicken and or pork. Beef Caldereta is a common dish in the Philippines made with stewing cuts of beef simmered until tender. Caldereta is originally a goat stew made with potatoes, tomato sauce, liver spread, spices, olives, bell peppers and hot peppers. Enjoy this recipe from us at ...

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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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Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog)

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This is Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog). Beef Steak is a dish made with onions and strips of sirloin beef slowly cooked in soy sauce, and calamansi juice. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of beef sirloin, cut into 3 inch strips 1 large red onion, thinly sliced to make rings 3 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1⁄4 cup of calamansi concentrate 1⁄2 cups of soy sauce 1⁄2 teaspoon of ...

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Curry Fried Rice

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This is Curry Fried Rice. Curry Fried Rice is a quick and easy recipe. This is not your typical kind of fried rice because this recipe is made with added ingredients such as curry powder, and raisins. It’s the perfect way to use up leftover rice. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups jasmine rice, cooked and cooled, 1 or 2 days old 1 chicken breast, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, ...

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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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Filipino Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

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This is Filipino Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. This is the Filipino adaptation of the Italian classic, spaghetti and meat sauce. There are a few things that make it uniquely Filipino. Mainly the use of hot dogs in the sauce. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of spaghetti noodles 2 pounds of ground beef 4 pieces of hotdogs, sliced 1 cup of banana ketchup 18 ounces of spaghetti sauce (or two ...

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