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.

Pancit Canton

Posted July 13, 2019 | By
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This is Pancit Canton. It is made with canton noodles and any combination of meat and vegetables. This is a dish often served on just about any special occasion in the Philippines. This is a favorite snack as well and best paired with piece of bread. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of canton noodles 2 cups of pork, thinly sliced 2 heads of garlic, peeled and minced ...

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Ginataang Hipon Kalabasa at Sitaw

Posted July 02, 2019 | By
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This is Ginataang Hipon Kalabasa at Sitaw. This is a savory, soup-like dish that features shrimp and vegetables in a coconut milk base. Coconut milk is frequently used in dishes like this in the Philippines. Like many Filipino recipes this is typically served along with shrimp paste and rice. However, the use of whole shrimp is unusual in the western world so do keep that in mind if you are preparing this elsewhere. In the ...

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Pancit Palabok

Posted July 01, 2019 | By
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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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Tinapa Fried Rice

Posted June 23, 2019 | By
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This is Tinapa Fried Rice. Tinapa Fried Rice is a particular type of fried rice that includes smoked fish flakes as key component of the dish. This ingredient is more commonly known in the Philippines as Tinapa. This dish is frequently garnished with slices of salted eggs and diced tomatoes. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups of cold cooked white rice 1 small onion, peeled then minced 3 ...

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Sweet and Sour Tuna (Escabecheng Isda)

Posted June 07, 2019 | By
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This is Sweet and Sour Tuna (Escabecheng Isda). Escabeche essentially means sweet and sour sauce in the Philippines. Isda refers to fish in general. In this case we are using tuna. This Filipino style sweet and sour tuna is a bit different than the typical Chinese sweet and sour fish dish. As common as it may be, the curious thing about sweet and sour sauce is just how many variations there are of it. Definitely ...

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Crispy Ranch Chicken

Posted May 29, 2019 | By
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This is Ranch Crispy Chicken. Ranch Crispy Chicken is a delicious and easy recipe. Made with chicken coated in ranch dressing and bread crumbs. This gives it a tangy crunch to tender oven-baked chicken. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces 2 (1 ounce) packets Hidden Valley Original Ranch Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix 1⁄4 cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs (or cornflake crumbs) Instructions Preheat ...

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Singapore Chow Mei Fun

Posted May 14, 2019 | By
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This is Singapore Chow Mei Fun. Singapore chow mei fun is a western influenced Asian food that is made with Chinese rice noodles and tossed with a variety of meat, seafood and/or vegetables that are stir fried in a pan with curry powder, sauce and spices. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of fine, dried rice vermicelli 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons of curry powder 2 teaspoons of ...

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Longsilog (Sausage with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg)

Posted May 05, 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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Adobong Kangkong (Water Spinach Adobo)

Posted May 02, 2019 | By
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This is Adobong Kangkong (Water Spinach Adobo). Adobong Kangkong is a simple vegetable dish that is commonly found in many Filipino homes. Water Spinach grows well in the Philippines and as a result is widely available. There are several varieties of Kangkong. The most common variety in the Philippines is the wide-leaf kind. You will find these growing naturally in many areas as well as in farms. Another variety is the Chinese Spinach or Water ...

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Kinilaw Na Isda (Fish with Vinegar and Ginger)

Posted April 20, 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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