Main Course

The 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)

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.  

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Pinakbet

This is Pinakbet. Pinakbet or pakbet is an indigenous Filipino dish from the northern regions of the Philippines. The flavors of the vegetables are accentuated with shrimp paste. Pinakbet is made from mixed vegetables simmered in fish or shrimp sauce. Enjoy this recipe from all …

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Arroz Caldo

This is Arroz Caldo. Arroz Caldo is a type of rice porridge popular in many Asian countries. This soup is made with chicken and rice in ginger-flavored broth. It is most often served as a meal on its own, especially when one is ill. Some …

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Crispy Pork Belly Adobo

This is Crispy Pork Belly Adobo. Crispy Pork Belly Adobo is pork belly cooked adobo style then baked to make the skin of the pork belly crispy. Undeniably unhealthy but irresistibly good. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow.  

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Binagoongang Talong

This is inagoongang Talong. Binagoongang Talong is a vegetable dish cooked in shrimp paste. This particular dish is normally made with pork but we are using eggplant this time. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow.  

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Spamsilog

This is Spamsilog. Spamsilog is a short term for the combination of Spam, Sinangag (fried rice) and Pritong itlog (fried egg). This is another popular silog breakfast combination enjoyed by many Filipinos. It is commonly served with a side dish of fresh tomatoes or cucumber. …

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