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.

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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Bangsilog

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This is Bangsilog. Bangsilog is a short for the combination of bangus (milk fish), 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. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of chilled white rice 3 tablespoons of minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt 1 piece baby boneless bangus ...

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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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Sarciadong Isda

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This is Sarciadong Isda. Sarciadong Isda is another easy to make Filipino dish. If you have tomatoes and eggs at home, you are all set. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 medium-sized fish, cleaned 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 2 medium-sized tomatoes, chopped 2-3 cups of water 2-3 eggs, lightly beaten 1⁄2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper Patis to taste 2 tablespoons of green ...

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Arroz Caldo

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This is Arroz Caldo. Arroz Caldo is a type of rice porridge popular in many Asian countries. This soup is made with chicken and rice in ginger-flavored broth. It is most often served as a meal on its own, especially when one is ill. Some people use a plain rice while some use malagkit. But in this recipe, I used a combination of both and it turned out great. Enjoy this recipe from us at ...

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Sisig

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This is Sisig. Sisig is one of the most well-known appetizers or “pulutan” in the Philippines and is served on a sizzling platter and topped with egg. The meat is diced and sautéed with onions, soy sauce, vinegar, lemon juice, seasoned with salt, pepper, and other spices. Usually sisig is grilled or fried. You can make various types of sisig. There is the pork sisig, chicken, tuna, bangus, squid, mussels, tofu sisig and a lot ...

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Kinalabasang Hipon

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This is Kinalabasang Hipon Recipe. Kinalabasang Hipon is a soupy dish made up of squash with some leafy vegetables and shrimp. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of medium-sized shrimps 1⁄4 medium size squash, peeled with seeds removed, sliced 1 packet baby spinach 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 small size onion, chopped 1 small size tomato, chopped 1⁄4 cup fish sauce salt to taste cooking oil Instructions In a sauce ...

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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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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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Chicken Inasal

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This is Chicken Inasal. It is distinct for its yellowish color brought about by the application of achuete or annatto oil. This dish is best eaten with garlic rice and pickled green papaya as a side dish. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 whole chicken, cut into 6 parts (legs, wings, breasts) bamboo skewers For marinating sauce: 1⁄2 cup of coconut vinegar 2 tablespoons of ginger, minced 5 cloves of minced ...

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