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.

Chop Suey with Pork Tenderloin

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This is Chop Suey with Pork Tenderloin. Chop Suey is a mixture of several different vegetables in a thick, clear sauce that sometimes also includes a meat, although not always. In this version we included pork tenderloin in combination with a variety of vegetables. The result is a very light, savory dish that is rich in flavor, but not in fat. This can be eaten with or without rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of ...

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Beef Caldereta

Posted October 14, 2018 | By
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This is Beef Caldereta. Beef Caldereta is one of the Filipino recipes usually served in Fiesta and other special occasions. Variations of this dish is with beef, chicken and or pork. Beef Caldereta is a common dish in the Philippines made with stewing cuts of beef simmered until tender. Caldereta is originally a goat stew made with potatoes, tomato sauce, liver spread, spices, olives, bell peppers and hot peppers. Enjoy this recipe from all of ...

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Spinach & Mushroom Omelette with Hollandaise Sauce

Posted October 08, 2018 | 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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Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog)

Posted October 02, 2018 | By
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This is Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog). Beef Steak is a dish made with onions and strips of sirloin beef slowly cooked in soy sauce, and calamansi juice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of beef sirloin, cut into 3 inch strips 1 large red onion, thinly sliced to make rings 3 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1⁄4 cup of calamansi concentrate 1⁄2 cups of soy sauce 1⁄2 ...

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Curry Fried Rice

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This is Curry Fried Rice. Curry Fried Rice is a quick and easy recipe. This is not your typical kind of fried rice because this recipe is made with added ingredients such as curry powder, and raisins. It’s the perfect way to use up leftover rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups jasmine rice, cooked and cooled, 1 or 2 days old 1 chicken breast, finely diced 3 ...

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Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog

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This is Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog . Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog is a healthy breakfast that anyone would want to eat, because of the very few ingredients it requires. There are ways to better enjoy this recipe by getting rid of the bitter taste of the ampalaya. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 piece of bitter melon (ampalaya), seeds removed and cut into thin slices 1-2 medium-sized tomatoes, sliced ...

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Bihon Guisado

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This is Bihon Guisado. Pancit Bihon Guisado or Bihon Guisado is a Filipino dish made with sautéed rice noodles, thinly sliced pork, chicken, shrimp, and assorted vegetables. All the ingredients are sautéed in garlic, onions, celery and soy and/or fish sauces together with a little broth. This makes for a hearty noodle entrée that’s good for a whole meal alone if cooked in large quantities. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. ...

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Garlic Herb Roasted Chicken (Lechon Manok)

Posted August 12, 2018 | By
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This is Garlic Herb Roasted Chicken (Lechon Manok). This is a relatively simple version of the classic roast chicken. Roasted chicken is one of the most common dishes in all the culinary traditions of the world. Almost every culture has their version of this dish with some including distinct spices, ingredients, and techniques that are common in that the part of the world. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 ...

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Pancit Bihon

Posted July 22, 2018 | By
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This is Pancit Bihon. Pancit Bihon is a classic dish in the Philippines normally eaten with a slice of bread. This is also eaten as a mid-day snack and is very filling. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of pancit bihon (rice noodles) 1⁄2 pound of pork, thinly sliced 1⁄2 small cabbage, julienne cut (thin strips) 1 carrot, julienne cut 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced 3 ...

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Filipino Grilled Chicken

Posted June 28, 2018 | By
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This is Filipino Grilled Chicken. Almost every culture has their own version of grilled chicken. The methods for cooking grilled chicken is generally the same. Charcoal, wood or gas is used to produce the heat for the grill. The grills come in various shapes and sizes, but are generally the same in principle. What makes each recipe different is the unique ingredients in the marinade sauce for the chicken. Filipinos likewise have their own version. ...

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