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.

Pinakbet

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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 of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of large, whole, head-on shrimp 1 piece large talong (eggplant), sliced into 1-inch thick diagonal pieces 1⁄2 pound of okra, ends trimmed ...

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Humba

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This is Humba. Humba is a dish similar to Pork Adobo. The only difference is the use of banana blossoms and black beans. Both dishes are good, especially when you are eating it with plenty of steamed rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly, cubed 1⁄2 cup of dried banana blossoms 2 tablespoons of salted black beans 5 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1 ...

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Pork Barbeque

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This is Pork Barbeque. Pork Barbeque are marinated slices of pork and is a very popular street food in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 6 pounds pork, thinly sliced 2 liters of lemon lime soda 2 cups of garlic, crushed then peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons of freshly ground black pepper 4 cups of soy sauce 2 cups of oyster sauce 5-6 cups of brown sugar 2 ...

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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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Adobong Sitaw At Baboy

Posted February 19, 2017 | By
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This is Adobong Sitaw At Baboy. Adobong Sitaw is a vegetable dish composed of string beans and cooked with your choice of meat such as pork, beef, chicken, fish cooked adobo style. This is a simple dish loved by many Filipinos. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1⁄2 pound of pork belly, thinly sliced 1 pound of string beans, cut into 2 inch lengths and rinsed 1 small onion, sliced ...

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Spicy Ginataang Tilapia

Posted January 26, 2017 | By
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This is Spicy Ginataang Tilapia . Ginataang tilapia is tilapia cooked in coconut milk. This spicy dish, highlighted with the creamy sweetness of coconut milk and the fire of chili peppers, is an exotic treat, even to the most well traveled palates. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 medium-sized tilapia fish, cleaned 14 ounce can of coconut milk 1-2 tablespoons of shrimp paste 16 ounces of fresh spinach 1 ...

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Shrimp Curry

Posted January 26, 2017 | By
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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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Lechon Fried Rice

Posted January 25, 2017 | By
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This is Lechon Fried Rice. What to do with leftover rice and lechon? Mix them and walla! You have a great filling meal. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Leftover lechon kawali or roasted lechon, sliced into bite-size pieces. 4 cups of chilled, cooked rice 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons of minced garlic 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 1⁄4 cup of green peas 1⁄4 cup of spring onions, chopped ...

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Stir Fried Shrimp and Asparagus

Posted January 24, 2017 | By
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This is Stir Fried Shrimp and Asparagus. Stir Fried Shrimp and Asparagus is a delicious and healthy dish. Because it only requires two main ingredients, you can make this anytime. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 bundle of asparagus, cut into 2 inch long 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon oyster sauce 2-3 tablespoons of water 1⁄2 teaspoon of sugar 1 tablespoon ...

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