Seafood Recipes

tag-seafoodSeafood is any form of sea life regarded as food. What is considered seafood by most people typically consists of fish and shellfish. Shellfish include various species of mollusks such as clams, mussels, squid and octopus and crustaceans such as crab, lobster, and shrimp. Seafood is consumed all over the world and it is the world’s prime source of high-quality protein. We have a separate section specifically designated for fish, therefore dishes including fish are excluded from this section.

Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup)

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This is Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup). This noodle soup is hearty and bursting with surf and turf flavor. Lomi is made with thick egg noodles. Noodle dishes like this originate from China but adaptation of it can be found throughout Southeast Asia. It is filled with a variety of different meat vegetable ingredients from once place to another. A nice touch that we do in the Philippines is to sprinkle some crushed chicharon on ...

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Seafood Chop Suey (Pusit at Isda)

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This is Seafood Chop Suey (Pusit at Isda). Chop Suey is an all-time Filipino favorite. In this particular instance the seafood being used is squid and fish (pusit at isda). Chop Suey is traditionally supposed to be a strictly vegetable dish, but as creative minds tend to do, all sorts of meats have found their way into this dish as it has been adapted from one culture to another. Note that this recipe has 2 ...

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Garlic Butter Grilled Shrimp Kebabs

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This is Garlic Butter Grilled Shrimp Kebabs. There is something about grilled shrimp that is truly special. It reminds me of the first time I had this dish as a child when I was on vacation, at the beach with family. And the best part is this little bit of nostalgia is easy to prepare. Despite the use of butter, it’s actually pretty healthy too. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. ...

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Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters)

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This is Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters). Ukoy is the Filipino shrimp fritter. The smaller variety of shrimp (with head and shell on) are what is typically used for this dish. This is most often served as an appetizer, but it can also be made as a main dish or light snack. Several variations of this dish exists in which the vegetable that is used in combination with the shrimp is substituted with various other ingredients. Enjoy ...

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Is it a Prawn or a Shrimp?

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Prawns and shrimp are among the most popular types of seafood. The meat has a sweet, delicate in flavor and is considered to be a healthy diet choice. They are a rich source of calcium, protein and antioxidants like selenium. But as familiar and popular as they are, most people couldn’t tell the difference between the two. So what is the difference between the two? The source for most of the confusion between shrimp and ...

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Curry Fried Rice

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This is Curry Fried Rice. Curry Fried Rice is a quick and easy recipe. This is not your typical kind of fried rice because this recipe is made with added ingredients such as curry powder, and raisins. It’s the perfect way to use up leftover rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups jasmine rice, cooked and cooled, 1 or 2 days old 1 chicken breast, finely diced 3 ...

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Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry

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This is Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry. A good stir fry involves a lot of stirring and high heat. That’s really why it’s called a stir fry. So just keep stirring. The rest takes care of itself. For this stir fry we use fresh shrimp and a mix of vegetables. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined 1 medium-sized red bell pepper 1 ...

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Pancit Palabok

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This is Pancit Palabok. Palabok is a noodle dish loaded with different kind of toppings and smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce. This is a favorite snack among Filipinos and is very much considered a comfort food. This particular recipe is unique since we added cream of chicken to the sauce for added flavor. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 packages (8 ounces each) of rice noodles 1 ...

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Pancit Bam-i

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This is Pancit Bam-I. Pancit Bam-i is a noodle dish that is made with a combination of canton noodles, rice noodles, and a variety vegetables and meats. All this gives it a distinct flavor and texture. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of canton noodles 2/3 pound of rice noodles 1⁄2 pound of chicken breast 1 pound of pork 1 pound of medium sized shrimp 4 pieces of ...

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Ginataang Alimasag (Crabs in Coconut Milk)

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This is Ginataang Alimasag (Crabs in Coconut Milk). Ginataang Alimasag are Crabs cooked in Coconut Milk. This is a savory and creamy crab dish in coconut cream. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3 pieces of medium-sized blue crabs cleaned and, cut into halves 1 inch piece of ginger, cut into thin strips 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced 1 medium-sized onion, minced 3 pieces of thai chili pepper ...

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