Side Dish Recipes

category-snacksA side dish, sometimes referred to as a side order, side item, or simply a side, is a food item that accompanies the entrée or main course at a meal. Side dishes such as potatoes and bread are commonly used with main courses throughout many countries of the western world. New side items introduced more recently, such as rice and couscous, have grown to be quite popular throughout the world. Side dishes typically consist of vegetables or a starch such as rice or potatoes.

Garlic Fried Rice

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This is Garlic Fried Rice . Garlic Fried Rice or Sinangag is cooked left over rice fried with lots of garlic. Normally eaten during breakfast and is best paired with fried salted fish (tuyo), tinapa, dilis, salted eggs and lots of chopped or sliced tomatoes, red onion and not to forget a cup of hot chocolate for a perfect meal. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 tablespoons of garlic, peeled then ...

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Chicken Fried Rice

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This is Chicken Fried Rice. Perfect for when you have left overs. You can take some leftover chicken and rice then combine that with some vegetables and you got a meal. Or you can add this as a side dish to another meal. It works both ways really. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 6 cups of steamed rice, chillled for 24 hours 2-3 pieces of precooked chicken, deboned and thinly sliced ...

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Bihon Guisado

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This is Bihon Guisado. Pancit Bihon Guisado or Bihon Guisado is a Filipino dish made with sautéed rice noodles, thinly sliced pork, chicken, shrimp, and assorted vegetables. All the ingredients are sautéed in garlic, onions, celery and soy and/or fish sauces together with a little broth. This makes for a hearty noodle entrée that’s good for a whole meal alone if cooked in large quantities. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 8 ...

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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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Potato Wedges

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These are Potato Wedges. To me potato wedges really are the perfect side dish for barbeque or hamburgers. They are similar to french fries but the wedges are just a different cut of the potato. They are often left unpeeled too which preserves the nutritional value of potato skin. And since it is baked, rather than deep fried like french fires, the fat content is lower for this dish. Enjoy this recipe from us at ...

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Bok Choy in Oyster Sauce

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This is Bok Choy in Oyster Sauce. Bok Choy in Oyster Sauce is a very healthy side dish made out of a vegetable Bok Choy. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 bundle of bok choy leaves 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of sesame oil 2-3 cloves of minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon of cornstarch 2-3 tablespoons of oyster sauce 2 tablespoons of canola oil 3 tablespoons of water Instructions Cut ...

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Shrimp Fried Rice

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This is Shrimp Fried Rice. Classic shrimp fried rice with fresh shrimp, rice, green onions, peas, and carrots. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3 eggs 3 tablespoons of butter 1 tablespoon of olive oil 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce 1 tablespoon of soy sauce 3 green onions, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1 carrot, diced 1⁄2 medium-sized onion, finely chopped 4 cups of cooked rice, chilled 1⁄2 pound ...

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Puto with Cheese

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This is Puto with Cheese. Puto is a rice cake that is typically round in shape, white, and soft. It is usually served at breakfast or as a snack and is often prepared for festive occasions such as Christmas and New Years. A variety of toppings are common for these rice cake. Some of the most frequently used toppings are cheese, grated coconut, and dried fruits. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients ...

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Salted Duck Eggs and Tomato Salad

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This is Salted Duck Eggs and Tomato Salad. Salted Duck Eggs and Tomato Salad is a side salad which is normally served with fried dishes and plenty of rice. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3 salted eggs, chopped coarsely 2 large red ripe tomatoes, sliced 1 small red onion, sliced thinly A dash of lemon Freshly ground black pepper Instructions Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix. Serve cold with ...

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