Recipes

category-recipesThe Recipes section consists of food recipes that primarily focus on Filipino cuisine and cooking methods from the Philippines, but it also spans many other culinary cultures and traditions. With the Filipino community truly being a global community, with members of this community residing in nearly every corner of the earth. The culinary influences that have been imparted to Filipino cuisine and the influence that Filipino food has had on the cuisine of many regions of the world is as far reaching as it is delicious.

Chop Suey with Pork Tenderloin

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This is Chop Suey with Pork Tenderloin. Chop Suey is a mixture of several different vegetables in a thick, clear sauce that sometimes also includes a meat, although not always. In this version we included pork tenderloin in combination with a variety of vegetables. The result is a very light, savory dish that is rich in flavor, but not in fat. This can be eaten with or without rice. Enjoy this recipe from us at ...

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Lumpia (Filipino Egg Rolls)

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This is Lumpia (Filipino Egg Rolls). Whenever my family would have a party at our house, we would serve these egg rolls. My mom would make them almost every time, and bring it to other parties when people had us over as well. It was always a hit, and everyone gobbled them up as soon as they hit the table! Enjoy this recipe submitted by Madeline Hall from Madeline Marie Blog. Ingredients 1 package of ...

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Ginisang Munggo

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This is Ginisang Munggo . Ginisang Munggo or Monggo are sauteed mung beans. This is a favorite food among Filipinos. You can use different types of meat with this recipe. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 cups Mung beans (Munggo) 1⁄2 pound of pork, thinly sliced 2 to 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 medium-sized onion, peeled and chopped 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped 2 cups of fresh spinach 6 ...

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Adobong Baboy (Pork Adobo)

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This is Adobong Baboy (Pork Adobo). Adobong Baboy is one of the most well known dishes in the Philippines. Even foreigners have come to love this particular dish. It is simple to make and only requires very few ingredients such as pork meat, vinegar, soy sauce, bay leaf, garlic and peppercorns. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly, cut into serving pieces 4 tablespoons of vinegar 1 cup ...

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Leche Flan

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This is Leche Flan (Custard with Caramel Topping). Leche Flan is a custard dessert with a layer of soft caramel on top. This is a very popular dessert and is often served during special occasions in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 12 ounces of canned evaporated milk 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk 10 egg yolks 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 cup of brown sugar 1⁄4 cup of ...

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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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Pan De Coco

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This is Pan De Coco. Pan de coco, also known as coconut bread in English, is a rich sweet roll with a coconut filling. It is an inexpensive snack sold in the local bakeries. I specially enjoy this bread in the mornings with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Dough: 3 1⁄2 cups of flour 3⁄4 cups of warm water 2 1⁄4 teaspoon of yeast ...

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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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Kilawing na Hipon (Spicy Shrimp Ceviche)

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This is Kilawing na Hipon (Spicy Shrimp Ceviche). This is a variation of the common, Filipino style shrimp ceviche, Kilawing na Hipon. In this version, we add some serrano or jalapeno peppers to the mix to bring some heat into this dish. Give it a try. You will love it. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of shrimp, steamed with shells removed and deveined 1 small bundle of radishes, thinly ...

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Coconut Watermelon Splash

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This is Coconut Watermelon Splash. Coconut Watermelon Splash is a refreshment made from coconut water and slices of watermelon. This is perfect during hot weather. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 can of coconut water watermelon, sliced into bite size Instructions Combine the two ingredients. Chill before serving. Enjoy! Tips: You can try different varieties of fruits like strawberries. And I don’t add any ice or sugar on this drink because ...

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