Seafood Recipes

tag-seafoodSeafood is any form of sea life regarded as food. What is considered seafood by most people typically consists of fish and shellfish. Shellfish include various species of mollusks such as clams, mussels, squid and octopus and crustaceans such as crab, lobster, and shrimp. Seafood is consumed all over the world and it is the world’s prime source of high-quality protein. We have a separate section specifically designated for fish, therefore dishes including fish are excluded from this section.

Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters)

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This is Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters). Ukoy is the Filipino shrimp fritter. The smaller variety of shrimp (with head and shell on) are what is typically used for this dish. This is most often served as an appetizer, but it can also be made as a main dish or light snack. Several variations of this dish exists in which the vegetable that is used in combination with the shrimp is substituted with various other ingredients. Enjoy ...

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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 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 1 piece ...

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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 us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups jasmine rice, cooked and cooled, 1 or 2 days old 1 chicken breast, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, ...

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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 us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of medium sized shrimp, peeled deveined and precooked 1 ...

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Garlic Butter Grilled Shrimp Kebabs

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This is Garlic Butter Grilled Shrimp Kebabs. There is something about grilled shrimp that is truly special. It reminds me of the first time I had this dish as a child when I was on vacation, at the beach with family. And the best part is this little bit of nostalgia is easy to prepare. Despite the use of butter, it’s actually pretty healthy too. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 24 ...

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Spicy Shrimp Nachos

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This is Spicy Shrimp Nachos. This is a tasty treat that we whipped together one night after being inspired by the fish tacos we had made the night before. We had all the ingredients we needed left over from the tacos (minus the fish) and we had some shrimp so we thought, why not nachos. The result was spectacular. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1/2 pound of medium-sized shrimp, peeled and ...

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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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Shrimp Curry

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This is Shrimp Curry. Shrimp Curry is another delectable curry dish. You can actually make a curry dish with almost any meat or vegetable. In this dish, we used the shrimp heads to make a shrimp broth. That made the flavor of this dish outstanding because you can really taste the shrimp in it. If you are looking for a good meal, shrimp curry is a good choice because shrimp are a high-protein, low-calorie alternative ...

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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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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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