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.

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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Afritadang Manok (Braised Chicken in Tomato Sauce)

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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 ...

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Cantonese Soy Chicken

Posted November 26, 2019 | By
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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 ...

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Pancit Palabok

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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 ...

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Adobong Isda (Fish Adobo)

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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 ...

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