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.

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 all of ...

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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 all of 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 ...

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Menudo (Diced Pork with Vegetables in Tomato Sauce)

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This is Menudo (Diced Pork with Vegetables in Tomato Sauce). Pork Menudo is made of garlic, onions, tomato, sliced or diced pork, liver (from pig or calf), diced potato, raisins, diced carrots, green bell peppers, soy sauce, vinegar or calamansi and tomato sauce, and seasoned with salt and pepper while it is cooked. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly 1⁄2 pound of pork liver 1 ...

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Champorado (Chocolate Rice Porridge)

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This is Champorado (Chocolate Rice Porridge). Champorado is a sweet rice porridge normally eaten during breakfast or as a mid-day snack. It is made with sticky rice boiling with cocoa powder and brown sugar then served with swirls of milk on top. This is best eaten with dried fish on the side. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of glutinous rice 1⁄4 cup of cocoa powder, dissolved in ...

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Pinakbet

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This is Pinakbet. Pinakbet or pakbet is an indigenous Filipino dish from the northern regions of the Philippines. The flavors of the vegetables are accentuated with shrimp paste. Pinakbet is made from mixed vegetables simmered in fish or shrimp sauce. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of large, whole, head-on shrimp 1 piece large talong (eggplant), sliced into 1-inch thick diagonal pieces 1⁄2 pound of okra, ends trimmed ...

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Humba

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This is Humba. Humba is a dish similar to Pork Adobo. The only difference is the use of banana blossoms and black beans. Both dishes are good, especially when you are eating it with plenty of steamed rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly, cubed 1⁄2 cup of dried banana blossoms 2 tablespoons of salted black beans 5 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1 ...

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Pork Barbeque

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This is Pork Barbeque. Pork Barbeque are marinated slices of pork and is a very popular street food in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 6 pounds pork, thinly sliced 2 liters of lemon lime soda 2 cups of garlic, crushed then peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons of freshly ground black pepper 4 cups of soy sauce 2 cups of oyster sauce 5-6 cups of brown sugar 2 ...

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Afritadang Manok (Braised Chicken in Tomato Sauce)

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This is Afritadang Manok (Braised Chicken in Tomato Sauce). Chicken Afritada is a Spanish inspired dish typically served for lunch or dinner with steamed white rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. ingredients: 2 pounds of chicken, cut into serving pieces 3 pieces of hotdog, sliced 1 potato, peeled and quartered 1 carrot, peeled and sliced into cubes 1 green bell pepper, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 cup of ...

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Adobong Sitaw At Baboy

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This is Adobong Sitaw At Baboy. Adobong Sitaw is a vegetable dish composed of string beans and cooked with your choice of meat such as pork, beef, chicken, fish cooked adobo style. This is a simple dish loved by many Filipinos. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1⁄2 pound of pork belly, thinly sliced 1 pound of string beans, cut into 2 inch lengths and rinsed 1 small onion, sliced ...

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