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.

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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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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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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Giniling Guisado (Ground Beef with Bell Peppers)

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This is Giniling Guisado (Ground Beef with Bell Peppers). This is a dish that doesn’t get a lot of hype compared to other, more exotic and well known Filipino foods but it is a staple of the Filipino kitchen. I am never disappointed by Giniling. Don’t let the simplicity of it fool you. The flavors in this dish are robust and as a meal it is very filling. Overall it is one of my favorite ...

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Crispy Ranch Chicken

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This is Ranch Crispy Chicken. Ranch Crispy Chicken is a delicious and easy recipe. Made with chicken coated in ranch dressing and bread crumbs. This gives it a tangy crunch to tender oven-baked chicken. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces 2 (1 ounce) packets Hidden Valley Original Ranch Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix 1⁄4 cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs (or cornflake crumbs) Instructions Preheat oven to ...

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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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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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Dinuguang Baboy (Pork Blood Stew)

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This is Dinuguang Baboy (Pork Blood Stew). Pork Dinuguan is a dish that is mainly comprised of pork stew of blood and meat. It is savory, tangy and can be made hot and spicy. Pork Dinuguan is best eaten with either steamed rice or Puto (steamed rice cake). Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 pounds of pork tenderloin, cut into cubes 12 ounces of pork blood 4 cloves of garlic, ...

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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 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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