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.

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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Kwek Kwek

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This is Kwek Kwek. Kwek-Kwek is a famous Filipino street food made by deep-frying hard-boiled quail eggs that are covered with orange batter. This is usually served with a spiced vinegar-based dip and chopped cucumber on the side. Another street food similar to this is called Tokneneng which uses chicken or duck eggs instead. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 12 to 18 pieces of boiled quail eggs 1 cup ...

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Shrimp Ceviche

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This is Shrimp Ceviche. Shrimp Ceviche is shrimp marinated in lime juice, chopped, then tossed with tomatoes, cucumbers, and hot peppers for a great appetizer. This shrimp ceviche is a zesty appetizer that’s normally eaten with tortilla chips or as a light meal served on tostadas. This is best served cold and paired with beer. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of medium sized shrimp, peeled deveined and ...

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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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Coconut Macaroons

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This is Coconut Macaroons. Coconut Macaroons are made with surprisingly few ingredients. Crunchy on the outside, chewy in the middle and irresistibly good. They are so easy and fun to make. They are also versatile. You can add different toppings and decorations to them if you like. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 large egg whites 5 cups sweetened shredded coconut 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1⁄2 cup of ...

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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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Ginataang Halo-Halo

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This is Ginataang Halo Halo. Ginataang Halo Halo is an old-time favorite of Filipinos. Typically made with glutinous rice balls, tapioca pearls, sweet potatoes, purple yam, tropical fruits and coconut milk. This is a delicious and filling snack specially if you love anything with coconut milk in it. Ginataang Halo Halo is also perfect during rainy days. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of taro root (gabi), diced ...

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Sinigang Na Salmon

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This is Sinigang Na Salmon. Sinigang Na Salmon is another variety of Sinigang. Salmon is a good fish to use because it is a highly nutritious food. It is high in protein, the good fats, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B, Vitamin E and a lot more. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of salmon or fish of your choice 2 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered 1 medium-sized ...

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