Main Course Recipes

category-entreeThe main dish is the featured or primary dish in a meal. It is also commonly known as the entrée or main course. The main dish of a meal typically includes a meat, vegetable and a starch. the main dish is typically the biggest, heaviest, heartiest, and most complex food option in the course of a meal. The main ingredient is usually meat or fish; or in vegetarian meals the main course sometimes attempts to mimic a meat. It is most often preceded by an appetizer, soup, and/or salad, and followed by a dessert.

Giniling Guisado (Ground Beef with Bell Peppers)

Posted January 29, 2020 | By
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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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Chicken Fried Rice

Posted January 26, 2020 | By
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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 all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 6 cups of steamed rice, chillled for 24 hours 2-3 pieces of precooked chicken, deboned and ...

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Ginisang Upo at Hipon

Posted January 23, 2020 | By
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This is Ginisang Upo at Hipon. Sauteed Bottle Gourd with Shrimp (or Ginisang Upo at Hipon) is a simple dish that can be prepared on any occasion but is most commonly prepared for lunch and dinner. It’s an easy, delicious and healthy Filipino dish. I like to cook it when I want something light and nutritious. There are only two main ingredients. One vegetable, one meat. And since this recipe only require two main ingredients, ...

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Kalderetang Kambing

Posted January 20, 2020 | By
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This is Kalderetang Kambing. Kalderetang Kambing is goat meat stewed in tomato sauce with liver spread. This is is another dish that is always present during fiestas. Preparation of the goat meat is different from any other meat since you have to make sure you eliminate the smell of the goat meat. We have added several tips on how to do that. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound ...

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Dinengdeng

Posted January 17, 2020 | By
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This is Dinengdeng. Dinengdeng is a popular vegetable Filipino recipe which originated from Ilocos. This dish is quite similar to pinakbet except that it is bagoong soup based dish. Dinengdeng is a healthy dish since it is composed of different vegetables. Specially if you add grilled fish instead of fried fish. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 medium-sized onion, sliced 1 knob of ginger, sliced then crushed 2 large ...

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Ginataang Langka (Jackfruit in Coconut Milk)

Posted January 05, 2020 | By
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This is Ginataang Langka (Jackfruit in Coconut Milk). This is a vegetable dish made mainly with Langka (Jackfruit) and few other ingredients. This dish can be cooked without any meat if you are vegetarian. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of unripe langka, seeded and sliced 1⁄2 pound of shrimp 1 onion, diced 4 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1 thumb-sized ginger, sliced then crushed 3 cups ...

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Kinilaw Na Isda (Fish with Vinegar and Ginger)

Posted December 23, 2019 | By
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This is Kinilaw Na Isda (Fish with Vinegar and Ginger). Kinilaw na isda is a Filipino dish that is more popular and well known in the Visayas region of the Philippines than it is in the entire country. You can use a wide variety of fish for this preparation. In this instance, we are using herring or tamban. Though it is a smaller fish you can still filet it which is all you need for ...

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Longsilog (Sausage with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg)

Posted December 20, 2019 | By
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This is Longsilog (Sausage with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg). Longsilog is a short term for longanisa (sausage), sinangag (fried rice) and pritong itlog (fried egg). This is a popular breakfast dish in the Philippines and is usually served with a side dish of fresh tomatoes or cucumber. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of chilled white rice 1-2 tablespoons minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon ...

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Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy)

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This is Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy). Bicol Express is pork strips or cubes with siling haba (finger chilies) cooked with coconut cream or milk. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1⁄2 pound of pork, sliced thinly 1 cup of baguio beans 1 red onion, minced 3 cups of long green chili pepper, siling pangsigang 1 head of garlic, peeled then minced 1 cup of coconut cream ...

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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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