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.

Spinach Laing

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This is Spinach Laing. Laing is a Filipino dish native to Bicol. In this recipe, we substituted the gabi leaves with spinach. Laing is a dish from the Bicol region and is made up of dried gabi leaves (taro leaves), plenty of ginger and then cooked in coconut milk and generously sprinkled with hot chili peppers. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 16 ounces of spinach, shredded 1⁄2 pound of pork, diced ...

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Filipino Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

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This is Filipino Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. This is the Filipino adaptation of the Italian classic, spaghetti and meat sauce. There are a few things that make it uniquely Filipino. Mainly the use of hot dogs in the sauce. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of spaghetti noodles 2 pounds of ground beef 4 pieces of hotdogs, sliced 1 cup of banana ketchup 18 ounces of spaghetti sauce (or two ...

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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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Minatamis na Saging

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This is Minatamis Na Saging . Minatamis na saging or sweetened bananas in caramel syrup is a traditional snack in the Philippines. This is so easy to make and requires very few, affordable ingredients. We added calamansi juice to this recipe to have that sweet and sour effect to it. I think it is better this way so it’s not too sweet. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 8-10 pieces of ripe ...

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Siopao (Steamed Buns)

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This is Siopao (Steamed Buns). Siopao is a dough filled with a savory meat filling and cooked by steam. It is also another popular food item in the Philippines. Siopao do not require utensils to eat and can be consumed on-the-go. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients For the Dough 3 cups of all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 cup of luke warm water 1 packet active dry yeast 1⁄2 cup of shortening 1 ...

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Spinach & Mushroom Omelette with Hollandaise Sauce

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This is Spinach & Mushroom Omelette with Hollandaise Sauce. Spinach & Mushroom Omelette is a healthy breakfast and favorite to those who love spinach, mushrooms and tomatoes. This omelette is then topped with rich home-made hollandaise sauce. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Omelette 2 eggs (or egg whites from the hollandaise sauce) 1 cup of baby spinach, cleaned 5 pieces of baby portabella mushrooms, sliced 1⁄2 cup of swiss cheese, shredded ...

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Giniling Guisado (Ground Beef with Bell Peppers)

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This is Giniling Guisado (Ground Beef with Bell Peppers). This is a dish that doesn’t get a lot of hype compared to other, more exotic and well known Filipino foods but it is a staple of the Filipino kitchen. I am never disappointed by Giniling. Don’t let the simplicity of it fool you. The flavors in this dish are robust and as a meal it is very filling. Overall it is one of my favorite ...

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Crispy Ranch Chicken

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This is Ranch Crispy Chicken. Ranch Crispy Chicken is a delicious and easy recipe. Made with chicken coated in ranch dressing and bread crumbs. This gives it a tangy crunch to tender oven-baked chicken. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces 2 (1 ounce) packets Hidden Valley Original Ranch Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix 1⁄4 cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs (or cornflake crumbs) Instructions Preheat oven to ...

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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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Biko with Latik (Rice Cake with Caramel Topping)

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This is Biko with Latik (Rice Cake with Caramel Topping). Biko is a popular Filipino rice cake made from sticky rice and is usually topped with latik. It is often served during parties and holidays. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of glutinous rice 2 cups of water 1 3⁄4 cups of brown sugar 2 1⁄2 cups of coconut milk 1 can of coconut milk for latik topping (optional) Instructions ...

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