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.

Filipino Barbeque Pork Skewers

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This is Filipino Barbeque Pork Skewers. Every part of the world has their own technique for barbecued meat. The same is true in the Philippines, of course. Here you will find street vendors offering various meats and other delicacies served conveniently on skewers. This particular variation of BBQ pork is seasoned with some the common Filipino ingredients such as calamansi juice, soy sauce and lemon/lime soda. You don’t want to miss this tasty treat! Enjoy ...

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Chicken Liver Adobo with Hard Boiled Egg

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This is Chicken Liver Adobo with Hard Boiled Egg. Chicken Liver Adobo is another version of Adobo that is made with chicken liver and added with hard boiled eggs. This is very simple to make just like any other Adobo. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of chicken liver 1 red bell pepper, sliced thinly (optional 1⁄3 cup of soy sauce 3⁄4 cup of vinegar 1-2 cups of water 1 ...

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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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Lechon Paksiw

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This is Lechon Paksiw . Lechon Paksiw is a dish made from leftover roasted pig (Lechon Baboy). This is cooked by simmering the leftover pork with vinegar, brown sugar, bay leaf, and lechon sauce. The word lechon originated from the Spanish term lechón; that refers to a suckling pig that is roasted. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of leftover lechon (roasted pig) 1⁄2 cup of lechon sauce 1⁄2 head ...

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Garlic Herb Roasted Cornish Hens (Lechon Manok)

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This is Garlic Herb Roasted Cornish Hens (Lechon Manok). Roasted Cornish Hen 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 2 cornish hens, feathers and innards removed 2 tablespoons of olive oil ...

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Garlic Butter Grilled Shrimp Kebabs

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This is Garlic Butter Grilled Shrimp Kebabs. There is something about grilled shrimp that is truly special. It reminds me of the first time I had this dish as a child when I was on vacation, at the beach with family. And the best part is this little bit of nostalgia is easy to prepare. Despite the use of butter, it’s actually pretty healthy too. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 24 ...

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Siopao (Steamed Buns)

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This is Siopao (Steamed Buns). Siopao is a dough filled with a savory meat filling and cooked by steam. It is also another popular food item in the Philippines. Siopao do not require utensils to eat and can be consumed on-the-go. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients For the Dough 3 cups of all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 cup of luke warm water 1 packet active dry yeast 1⁄2 cup of shortening 1 ...

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Sisig Taco

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This is Sisig Taco. Sisig is said to have been invented in Angeles City, Phils. Pork Sisig is a mainstay for contemporary Filipino “Pulutan”, a hot snack that is often served with beer. You can eat sisig alone, with rice or in this recipe, with flour tortillas. I think sisig is great with everything. Try this one and let us know what you think. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds ...

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Chicken Fried Rice

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This is Chicken Fried Rice. Perfect for when you have left overs. You can take some leftover chicken and rice then combine that with some vegetables and you got a meal. Or you can add this as a side dish to another meal. It works both ways really. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 6 cups of steamed rice, chillled for 24 hours 2-3 pieces of precooked chicken, deboned and thinly sliced ...

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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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