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.

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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Sinigang Na Hipon (Shrimp in Sour Soup)

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This is Sinigang Na Hipon (Shrimp in Sour Soup). Sinigang is a popular Filipino dish. It is a sour soup that uses tamarind as it’s base flavor. It can be cooked with fish, meat, shrimp and vegetables. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of fresh shrimp, heads and shells on 2 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered 1 large red onion, quartered 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced 2 pieces of ...

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Palitaw

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This is Palitaw. The word “litaw” is Tagalog for float or rise, which is how this treat is made. Palitaw is a small, flat, and sweet rice cake. It is among the most common rice cakes eaten as a mid-day snack in the Philippines. Palitaw is easy to make with only very few ingredients. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of glutinous rice flour 3⁄4 to 1 cup of water ...

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Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)

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This is Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet). This dish is a classic Filipino breakfast dish that is common across all regions of the Philippines. It’s simple, rather healthy, easy to prepare, filling, and flavorful. The perfect meal to start the day with. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 Asian eggplants 2 large eggs, beaten salt and pepper to taste cooking oil Instructions Broil or grill the eggplants until they are tender and ...

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Buko Juice

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Buko juice, also known as coconut water, is another refreshing and popular drink that is commonly sold on the streets or in restaurants in the Philippines. The coconut meat can be used for desserts such as buko salad, buko pandan. In the Philippine provinces, some use both the coconut meat and coconut water combined with milk and crackers. It is very delicious and a perfect mid-day snack. This is a very healthy drink during the ...

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Buko Salad

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This is Buko Salad. Buko Salad is a Filipino dessert usually served during special occasions. But since this recipe is so easy to make and only require very few ingredients, Filipinos make this dessert any day. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups of young coconut (buko), shredded 1⁄2 cup red kaong, drained 1⁄2 cup green coconut gel (nata de coco), drained 1 cup of fruit cocktail, drained 1 cup of ...

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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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Fish Balls

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These are Fish Balls. Fish balls are a common street food in the Philippines. They are well-seasoned balls of ground fish and spring onions. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of fish, flaked evaporated milk 4 tablespoons of flour 2 tablespoons of green onion, finely chopped sugar cooking oil vinegar soy sauce salt and pepper to taste Instructions In a bowl combine the flaked fish, milk and flour. Add the ...

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