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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Pico De Gallo

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This is Pico De Gallo. Whether you are eating a Spanish or Mexican meal and you need a spicy condiment to go with it or if you just want something with a little bite to go with some chips, you can’t go wrong with Pico De Gallo. But be forewarned if you don’t like hot and spicy food. Pico De Gallo can get a little hot. Personally, I love it with chips or sprinkled on ...

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Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

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This is Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry. The key to a good stir fry is technique. As you probably guessed from the name, there is a lot of stirring involved and high heat. That’s of course where the name stir fry comes from. You don’t want to lower the heat while cooking either. Just keep stirring. The rest takes care of itself. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound ...

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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 all of ...

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Beef Caldereta

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This is Beef Caldereta. Beef Caldereta is one of the Filipino recipes usually served in Fiesta and other special occasions. Variations of this dish is with beef, chicken and or pork. Beef Caldereta is a common dish in the Philippines made with stewing cuts of beef simmered until tender. Caldereta is originally a goat stew made with potatoes, tomato sauce, liver spread, spices, olives, bell peppers and hot peppers. Enjoy this recipe from all of ...

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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 all of 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 ...

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Beef and Bokchoy Soup

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This is Beef and Bokchoy Soup. Beef and Bokchoy Soup is a soup with light flavorings and simple recipe. Beef and bokchoy are the main ingredients for this recipe. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound head of bok choy, chopped 1 pound of ground beef 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 medium sized ginger 10 cups of water 1-2 beef boullion cubes Fish sauce to ...

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Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog)

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This is Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog). Beef Steak is a dish made with onions and strips of sirloin beef slowly cooked in soy sauce, and calamansi juice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of beef sirloin, cut into 3 inch strips 1 large red onion, thinly sliced to make rings 3 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1⁄4 cup of calamansi concentrate 1⁄2 cups of soy sauce 1⁄2 ...

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Curry Fried Rice

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This is Curry Fried Rice. Curry Fried Rice is a quick and easy recipe. This is not your typical kind of fried rice because this recipe is made with added ingredients such as curry powder, and raisins. It’s the perfect way to use up leftover rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups jasmine rice, cooked and cooled, 1 or 2 days old 1 chicken breast, finely diced 3 ...

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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 all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 8-10 pieces ...

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