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)

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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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Spinach & Mushroom Omelette with Hollandaise Sauce

Posted August 31, 2019 | By
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This is Spinach & Mushroom Omelette with Hollandaise Sauce. Spinach & Mushroom Omelette is a healthy breakfast and favorite to those who love spinach, mushrooms and tomatoes. This omelette is then topped with rich home-made hollandaise sauce. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Omelette 2 eggs (or egg whites from the hollandaise sauce) 1 cup of baby spinach, cleaned 5 pieces of baby portabella mushrooms, sliced 1⁄2 cup of swiss ...

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Pancit Canton

Posted August 28, 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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Sinigang Na Salmon

Posted August 07, 2019 | By
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This is Sinigang Na Salmon. Sinigang Na Salmon is another variety of Sinigang. Salmon is a good fish to use because it is a highly nutritious food. It is high in protein, the good fats, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B, Vitamin E and a lot more. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of salmon or fish of your choice 2 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered 1 medium-sized ...

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Filipino Chicken Curry

Posted July 28, 2019 | By
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This is Filipino Chicken Curry. Filipino style chicken curry is a variation of the curry recipes from other culinary traditions of Asia. The recipe varies from person to person but the one thing that typically remains the same in all the variations is the yellow curry and the coconut milk. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 whole chicken (about 2 pounds) 2 large onions, quartered then coarsely chopped 3 ...

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Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog)

Posted July 25, 2019 | By
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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 ...

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Chicken Inasal

Posted July 22, 2019 | By
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This is Chicken Inasal. It is distinct for its yellowish color brought about by the application of achuete or annatto oil. This dish is best eaten with garlic rice and pickled green papaya as a side dish. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 whole chicken, cut into 6 parts (legs, wings, breasts) bamboo skewers For marinating sauce: 1⁄2 cup of coconut vinegar 2 tablespoons of ginger, minced 5 cloves ...

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Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)

Posted July 19, 2019 | By
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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 ...

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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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