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.

Roasted Pork Belly (Lechon Liempo)

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This is Roasted Pork Belly (Lechon Liempo). Lechon is traditionally a whole suckling pig roasted for hours over hot coals. Lechon is a must-have in every occasion in the Philippines and since Filipinos who live abroad are unable to roast a whole suckling pig, we realized there is another way to enjoy lechon. And that is what this recipe is for. We used the Pork Belly which is more convenient and easy to find at ...

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Paksiw Na Isda

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This is Paksiw Na Isda . Paksiw na Isda (Fish Poached in Vinegar and Ginger) is fish cooked in vinegar and other few ingredients. This dish is only requires basic ingredients unless you want to add vegetables such as eggplant and okra. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pieces of fish, about 1⁄2 pound each, cleaned and scales removed 1 eggplant, quartered (optional) 3 pieces of okra, top end trimmed (optional) ...

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Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce)

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This is Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce). Kare Kare is a traditional Filipino dish made with beef oxtail and tripe but can be substituted to any cut of beef. Variety of vegetables are added to this dish with a thickened peanut-based sauce. This dish is usually served on special occasions. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of oxtail, cut into serving pieces 1 pound of tripe 1 bundle ...

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Lechon Kawali

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This is Lechon Kawali. Lechon Kawali is a pan-roasted pork belly. This dish can be eaten alone or with a side dish such as steamed rice. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly 6 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1 tablespoon of black peppercorns 2 tablespoons of salt 5 pieces of bay leaf water for boiling cooking oil for frying Instructions Put the pork belly, garlic, peppercorns, ...

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Singapore Chow Mei Fun

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This is Singapore Chow Mei Fun. Singapore chow mei fun is a western influenced Asian food that is made with Chinese rice noodles and tossed with a variety of meat, seafood and/or vegetables that are stir fried in a pan with curry powder, sauce and spices. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of fine, dried rice vermicelli 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons of curry powder 2 teaspoons of sesame oil ...

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Adobong Manok (Chicken Adobo)

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This is Adobong Manok or Chicken Adobo. Chicken adobo is the definitive Filipino main course. In fact it is considered to be the National Dish of the Philippines (adobo in general that is, not just the chicken adobo variety exclusively). This is most certainly a Filipino comfort food for those Filipinos living and working abroad. The beauty of chicken adobo is not just the amazing, savory flavors of the dish but also how simple and ...

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Longsilog (Sausage with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg)

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This is Longsilog (Sausage with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg). Longsilog is a short term for longanisa (sausage), sinangag (fried rice) and pritong itlog (fried egg). This is a popular breakfast dish 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 1-2 tablespoons minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon cooking oil ...

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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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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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