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.

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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Cucumber Tomato Salad

Posted January 21, 2020 | By
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This is Cucumber Tomato Salad. This is a simple and refreshing side dish that’s quick and easy to make. The cool and tangy flavors are a perfect match for any main dish that’s been fried or grilled. I even like to eat it by itself sometimes. If you love zesty flavors paired with crisp cucumber, onion and tomato, then this would be the perfect dish to try today. Enjoy this recipe from all of us ...

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Puto with Cheese

Posted December 29, 2019 | By
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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 all of us at Filipino ...

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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 all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 tablespoons of garlic, ...

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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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Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)

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This is Mexican Style Street Corn (Elotes). The ingredients and preparation for this might sound strange if you have never heard of this before but, trust me. You have to try this at least once in your lifetime. You will never look at corn the same way again when you do. Mexican street corn is a popular street food in Mexico. You will find it available from street vendors at many events, public spaces, transportation ...

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Ginisang Batong (Sauteed Long Green Beans)

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This is Ginisang Batong (Sauteed Long Green Beans). This vegetable dish is composed of string beans cooked with garlic and onions and various other spices and seasonings. This is a common dish in the Filipino community. Simple vegetable dishes like this are easy to prepare, nutrient rich and budget friendly, as well. Cooking ginisang batong primarily involves sauteing the string beans with garlic and onion. You can also add some cooked pork or other meats ...

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Shrimp Fried Rice

Posted October 18, 2019 | By
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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 all of 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 ...

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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 all of 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 ...

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Kangkong Salad with Salted Egg

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This is Kangkong Salad with Salted Egg. This is a very healthy side dish and only takes a few minutes to prepare. It’s best paired with fried fish or dried fish. Back in the Philippines, this is one of the go to dishes because of how cheap the ingredients are and most of the ingredients you can pick or ask from a neighbor’s garden. So you really don’t have to spend a lot. This can ...

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