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.

Pancit Canton

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This is Pancit Canton. It is made with canton noodles and any combination of meat and vegetables. This is a dish often served on just about any special occasion in the Philippines. This is a favorite snack as well and best paired with piece of bread. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of canton noodles 2 cups of pork, thinly sliced 2 heads of garlic, peeled and minced 1 onion, ...

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Spicy Ginataang Tilapia

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This is Spicy Ginataang Tilapia . Ginataang tilapia is tilapia cooked in coconut milk. This spicy dish, highlighted with the creamy sweetness of coconut milk and the fire of chili peppers, is an exotic treat, even to the most well traveled palates Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 medium-sized tilapia fish, cleaned 14 ounce can of coconut milk 1-2 tablespoons of shrimp paste 16 ounces of fresh spinach 1 small onion, ...

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Shrimp Curry

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This is Shrimp Curry. Shrimp Curry is another delectable curry dish. You can actually make a curry dish with almost any meat or vegetable. In this dish, we used the shrimp heads to make a shrimp broth. That made the flavor of this dish outstanding because you can really taste the shrimp in it. If you are looking for a good meal, shrimp curry is a good choice because shrimp are a high-protein, low-calorie alternative ...

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Crispy Pork Belly Adobo

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This is Crispy Pork Belly Adobo. Crispy Pork Belly Adobo is pork belly cooked adobo style then baked to make the skin of the pork belly crispy. Undeniably unhealthy but irresistibly good. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of pork belly, cut into 2-3 inch square pieces 1⁄2 cup Silver Swan soy sauce 3⁄4 cup vinegar 3⁄4 cup water 3-4 pcs dried bay leaves 1 head garlic, slightly crushed 1 ...

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Lechon Fried Rice

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This is Lechon Fried Rice. What to do with leftover rice and lechon? Mix them and walla! You have a great filling meal. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Leftover lechon kawali or roasted lechon, sliced into bite-size pieces. 4 cups of chilled, cooked rice 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons of minced garlic 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 1⁄4 cup of green peas 1⁄4 cup of spring onions, chopped Freshly ground ...

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Tapsilog (Beef Tapa with Garlic Fried Rice and Fried Egg)

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This is Tapsilog (Beef Tapa with Garlic Fried Rice and Fried Egg). Tapsilog is an abbreviation for the combination of beef tapa, garlic fried rice (sinangag), and fried egg (itlog). So with this combination you end up with tap-si-log. This is traditionally a breakfast meal. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Beef Tapa: 2 pounds of beef sirloin (or similar cut of meat) 1 bulb of garlic, minced 1⁄4 cup of white ...

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Stir Fried Shrimp and Asparagus

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This is Stir Fried Shrimp and Asparagus. Stir Fried Shrimp and Asparagus is a delicious and healthy dish. Because it only requires two main ingredients, you can make this anytime. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 bundle of asparagus, cut into 2 inch long 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon oyster sauce 2-3 tablespoons of water 1⁄2 teaspoon of sugar 1 tablespoon minced garlic ...

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