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.

Chicken Cracklings (Chicharon Manok)

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This is Chicken Cracklings (Chicharon Manok). Everybody knows about pork cracklings or chicharon baboy. But how about chicken cracklings or chicharon manok? Compared to the pork cracklings, these chicken cracklings are also quite tender and not so hard to bite into. This makes for a tasty appetizer and is best paired with an ice cold beer. These are definitely not something one should be eating often due to the high cholesterol in them, but indulging ...

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Sinigang Na Baboy (Pork in Sour Soup)

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This is Sinigang Na Baboy (Pork 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 2 pounds of pork belly, cubed 2 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered 1 large red onion, quartered 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced 2 pieces of radish, sliced 1 ...

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Pancit Bihon

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This is Pancit Bihon. Pancit Bihon is a classic dish in the Philippines normally eaten with a slice of bread. This is also eaten as a mid-day snack and is very filling. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of pancit bihon (rice noodles) 1⁄2 pound of pork, thinly sliced 1⁄2 small cabbage, julienne cut (thin strips) 1 carrot, julienne cut 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cloves of ...

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Kutsinta (Brown Rice Cake)

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This is Kutsinta (Brown Rice Cake). Kutsinta is one of the popular Filipino rice cake snacks. It’s topped with freshly grated coconut and it is typically eaten as a mid-day snack in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1⁄2 cup of all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 cup of rice flour 1 1⁄2 teaspoon of lye water 1 cup of brown sugar 2 1⁄2 cups of water 3 tablespoons of annato liquid ...

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Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce (Nam Jim Tou Hu Tod)

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This is Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce (Nam Jim Tou Hu Tod). Peanut Dipping Sauce is one of the most popular Asian dipping sauces. It’s a great compliment to any fried appetizers or main dishes. Once you’ve tried this sauce for the first time, you will want some more. It is that good! Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 tablespoons of toasted and crushed peanuts 6 tablespoons of rice vinegar 4 tablespoons ...

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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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Filipino Grilled Chicken

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This is Filipino Grilled Chicken. Almost every culture has their own version of grilled chicken. The methods for cooking grilled chicken is generally the same. Charcoal, wood or gas is used to produce the heat for the grill. The grills come in various shapes and sizes, but are generally the same in principle. What makes each recipe different is the unique ingredients in the marinade sauce for the chicken. Filipinos likewise have their own version. ...

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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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Tinolang Manok (Ginger Chicken Soup)

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This is Tinolang Manok (Ginger Chicken Soup). Tinolang Manok is a traditional Filipino chicken soup that is very easy to prepare. It is best if you can use native chicken with this dish, but if not store bought chicken will do. This dish is especially good to eat on a cold and rainy day or when sick with a cold. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of chicken, cut into ...

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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 us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined 1 medium-sized red bell pepper 1 medium-sized green ...

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