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.

Bacon Cheeseburger with a Fried Egg on Top

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This is Bacon Cheeseburger with a Fried Egg on Top. Are you the type who normally eats brunch (breakfast and lunch)? Try this burger that has your breakfast and lunch all in one burger. This is a type of burger that is loaded with not just cheese and veggies but with bacon and a fried egg. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of ground beef 1/2 pound of thick-cut bacon ...

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Adobong Isda (Fish Adobo)

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This is Adobong Isda (Fish Adobo). Adobong Isda is another variety of the popular Filipino dish, adobo. If you are craving seafood, you can make this simple, delicious fish adobo quickly and be enjoying it in no time. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 medium-sized fish, sliced 4 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1⁄4 cup of vinegar 1⁄4 cup of soy sauce 1 teaspoon of whole black peppercorns 1 cup ...

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Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork)

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This is Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork). Tocino is a sweetened, cured pork that is pan fried. It is typically served at breakfast in the Philippines along with fried rice and eggs. This is one of the most well known breakfast dishes in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork, thinly sliced 3⁄4 cup of brown sugar 1⁄4 cup of lemon-lime soda 1⁄4 cup of pineapple juice ...

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Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce (Kare Kare)

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This is Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce). Kare-kare is made from peanut sauce with a variety of vegetables, stewed oxtail, beef, and occasionally tripe. It is often eaten with bagoong (shrimp paste), sometimes spiced with chili. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of oxtail 1 bundle bok choy leaves 1 puso ng saging or banana bud quartered 1 bundle string beans 2 pieces of eggplants thinly sliced 3 ...

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Pancit Bam-i

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This is Pancit Bam-I. Pancit Bam-i is a noodle dish that is made with a combination of canton noodles, rice noodles, and a variety vegetables and meats. All this gives it a distinct flavor and texture. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of canton noodles 2/3 pound of rice noodles 1⁄2 pound of chicken breast 1 pound of pork 1 pound of medium sized shrimp 4 pieces of chorizo (chinese ...

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Fried Chicken (Pritong Manok)

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This is Fried Chicken (Pritong Manok). Fried chicken can be cooked in so many ways in all the different cultures around the world. It may be breaded, coated with flour/batter or naked (no breading). Marinated in all sorts of herbs, spices and sauces. The version cooked in my house as I grew up in the Philippines had its one particular variation, with no breading. Below is a simple but tasty recipe for frying chicken, Filipino ...

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Ginataang Labong at Hipon

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This is Ginataang Labong at Hipon. Labong or Bamboo shoots is a vegetable that is rich in fiber and has very few calories. Combined with shrimp and coconut milk, this dish is absolutely delicious. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of bamboo shoots (labong) 1 pound of shrimp, shells removed and deveined 1 can (400 ml) of coconut milk 3 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1 medium-sized onion, chopped ...

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Filipino Grilled Chicken

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This is Filipino Grilled Chicken. Almost every culture has their own version of grilled chicken. The methods for cooking grilled chicken is generally the same. Charcoal, wood or gas is used to produce the heat for the grill. The grills come in various shapes and sizes, but are generally the same in principle. What makes each recipe different is the unique ingredients in the marinade sauce for the chicken. Filipinos likewise have their own version. ...

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Pancit Palabok

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This is Pancit Palabok. Palabok is a noodle dish loaded with different kind of toppings and smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce. This is a favorite snack among Filipinos and is very much considered a comfort food. This particular recipe is unique since we added cream of chicken to the sauce for added flavor. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 packages (8 ounces each) of rice noodles 1 pound of ...

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Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy)

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This is Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy). Bicol Express is pork strips or cubes with siling haba (finger chilies) cooked with coconut cream or milk. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1⁄2 pound of pork, sliced thinly 1 cup of baguio beans 1 red onion, minced 3 cups of long green chili pepper, siling pangsigang 1 head of garlic, peeled then minced 1 cup of coconut cream 1 cup ...

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