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.

Afritadang Manok (Braised Chicken in Tomato Sauce)

Picture of Afritadang Manok (Braised Chicken in Tomato Sauce)

This is Afritadang Manok (Braised Chicken in Tomato Sauce). Chicken Afritada is a Spanish inspired dish typically served for lunch or dinner with steamed white rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. ingredients: 2 pounds of chicken, cut into serving pieces 3 pieces of hotdog, sliced 1 potato, peeled and quartered 1 carrot, peeled and sliced into cubes 1 green bell pepper, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 cup of ...

Read More

Cantonese Soy Chicken

Posted November 26, 2019 | By
Picture of Cantonese Soy Chicken

This is Cantonese Soy Chicken. There is nothing more romantic than preparing a delicious meal for someone you care about. Serve this recipe to your partner and they’ll be coming back for a second helping. Especially with a tasty Asian dish like this one. Don’t be intimidated by the name or complexity of the instructions. Read through it and you will see it’s actually pretty easy to prepare. And the flavor of this dish is ...

Read More

Pancit Palabok

Picture of Pancit Palabok

This is Pancit Palabok. Palabok is a noodle dish loaded with different kind of toppings and smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce. This is a favorite snack among Filipinos and is very much considered a comfort food. This particular recipe is unique since we added cream of chicken to the sauce for added flavor. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 packages (8 ounces each) of rice noodles 1 ...

Read More

Adobong Isda (Fish Adobo)

Picture of Adobong Isda (Fish Adobo)

This is Adobong Isda (Fish Adobo). Adobong Isda is another variety of the popular Filipino dish, adobo. If you are craving seafood, you can make this simple, delicious fish adobo quickly and be enjoying it in no time. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 medium-sized fish, sliced 4 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1⁄4 cup of vinegar 1⁄4 cup of soy sauce 1 teaspoon of whole black peppercorns ...

Read More

Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog)

Posted November 11, 2019 | By
Picture of Sauteed Bittermelon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog)

This is Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog). Ampalaya is called bitter melon in some countries, it is also known as bitter gourd. The bitter part of the name is no joke. It definitely has an acquired taste, but I feel there is a certain appeal to flavor imparted to the palate. Ampalaya is considered to have many health benefits, including anti-diabetic properties. It is an excellent source of many vitamins and ...

Read More

Sesame Chicken

Posted October 27, 2019 | By
Picture of Sesame Chicken

This is Sesame Chicken. This crispy classic Chinese takeout dish may seem like it could be complicated to make but it’s actually super easy. You can get that super crispy batter and delicious sesame sauce right in your home, made fresh. Trust me. You will want to skip the takeout from now on. Sesame chicken is a dish commonly found in Chinese restaurants throughout the United States and the rest of the world. The dish ...

Read More

Dinuguang Baboy (Pork Blood Stew)

Posted October 24, 2019 | By
Picture of Dinuguang Baboy

This is Dinuguang Baboy (Pork Blood Stew). Pork Dinuguan is a dish that is mainly comprised of pork stew of blood and meat. It is savory, tangy and can be made hot and spicy. Pork Dinuguan is best eaten with either steamed rice or Puto (steamed rice cake). Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 pounds of pork tenderloin, cut into cubes 12 ounces of pork blood 4 cloves ...

Read More

Paksiw Na Isda

Posted October 15, 2019 | By
Picture of Paksiw Na Isda

This is Paksiw Na Isda . Paksiw na Isda (Fish Poached in Vinegar and Ginger) is fish cooked in vinegar and other few ingredients. This dish is only requires basic ingredients unless you want to add vegetables such as eggplant and okra. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pieces of fish, about 1⁄2 pound each, cleaned and scales removed 1 eggplant, quartered (optional) 3 pieces of okra, top end ...

Read More

Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)

Posted October 12, 2019 | By
Picture of Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)

This is Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet). This dish is a classic Filipino breakfast dish that is common across all regions of the Philippines. It’s simple, rather healthy, easy to prepare, filling, and flavorful. The perfect meal to start the day with. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 Asian eggplants 2 large eggs, beaten salt and pepper to taste cooking oil Instructions Broil or grill the eggplants until they are ...

Read More

Spinach Laing

Posted October 03, 2019 | By
Picture of Spinach laing

This is Spinach Laing. Laing is a Filipino dish native to Bicol. In this recipe, we substituted the gabi leaves with spinach. Laing is a dish from the Bicol region and is made up of dried gabi leaves (taro leaves), plenty of ginger and then cooked in coconut milk and generously sprinkled with hot chili peppers. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 16 ounces of spinach, shredded 1⁄2 pound of ...

Read More