Street Food Recipes

category-street-foodStreet food is ready-to-eat food or drink sold in a street or other public place, such as a market or fair, by a hawker or vendor, often from a portable stall. While some street foods are regional, many are not, having spread beyond their region of origin. Most street foods are also classed as both finger food and fast food, and are cheaper on average than restaurant meals. People may purchase street food for a number of reasons, such as to obtain reasonably priced and flavorful food in a sociable setting, to experience ethnic cuisines and also for nostalgia.

Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)

Posted May 19, 2019 | By
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This is Mexican Style Street Corn (Elotes). The ingredients and preparation for this might sound strange if you have never heard of this before but, trust me. You have to try this at least once in your lifetime. You will never look at corn the same way again when you do. Mexican street corn is a popular street food in Mexico. You will find it available from street vendors at many events, public spaces, transportation ...

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Balut (16 Days)

Posted May 19, 2019 | By
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This is Balut (16 Days). It’s simple really. Its just a duck egg, with an intriguing little surprise inside. Considered a controversy to some, kind of a soul food for others. The name “balut” can bring back found memories or an overwhelming feeling of complete horror depending on your perspective. Honestly, I totally get it. This is not for everybody, especially the squeamish. Spoiler alert! That little surprise inside the egg is a partially developed ...

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Kwek Kwek

Posted May 17, 2019 | By
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This is Kwek Kwek. Kwek-Kwek is a famous Filipino street food made by deep-frying hard-boiled quail eggs that are covered with orange batter. This is usually served with a spiced vinegar-based dip and chopped cucumber on the side. Another street food similar to this is called Tokneneng which uses chicken or duck eggs instead. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 12 to 18 pieces of boiled quail eggs 1 cup ...

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Filipino Barbeque Pork Skewers

Posted March 21, 2019 | By
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This is Filipino Barbeque Pork Skewers. Every part of the world has their own technique for barbecued meat. The same is true in the Philippines, of course. Here you will find street vendors offering various meats and other delicacies served conveniently on skewers. This particular variation of BBQ pork is seasoned with some the common Filipino ingredients such as calamansi juice, soy sauce and lemon/lime soda. You don’t want to miss this tasty treat! Enjoy ...

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Kilawing Kambing (Roasted Goat in Vinegar and Ginger)

Posted February 05, 2019 | By
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This is Kilawing Kambing (Roasted Goat in Vinegar). Kilawing Kambing is roasted goat combined with a vinegar/citrus sauce soaking with ginger, onion and sometimes other meats and vegetables. Some of the more popular versions of this dish are made with raw fish or other grilled meats. In this instance we substitute raw fish with grilled goat. In the Philippines, this dish is frequently brought out for parties where cold beer or other spirits are served. ...

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Fried Bananas (Pritong Saba)

Posted January 17, 2019 | By
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This is Fried Bananas (Pritong Saba). Fried bananas are a very common Filipino street food. Almost anywhere you find street food vendors you will find someone making this treat. The saba bananas can be difficult to find outside of Southeast Asia. However, there are many readily available substitutes you can use. Such as plantains or the more common banana. It’s very simple to make and a very delicious snack. The best bananas to use for ...

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Banana Cue

Posted August 06, 2018 | By
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This is Banana Cue. Banana Cue is one of the most well known Filipino snack foods. And it’s simple and easy to make. It takes only 3 ingredients so it is also affordable. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of vegetable oil 6 plantain bananas, peeled 1⁄4 cup of brown sugar 3 bamboo skewers Instructions Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat. Once the ...

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Spicy Chicken Feet

Posted May 25, 2018 | By
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This is Spicy Chicken Feet. Spicy chicken feet are a favorite treat in Asian countries. Chicken feet is one of the favorite street food (Inihaw or Adidas) and pulutan (chicken feet adobo) by the Filipinos. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of chicken feet 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1⁄4 cup of green onions, chopped finely 1 large ginger, cut into strips 1 ...

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Sisig

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This is Sisig. Sisig is one of the most well-known appetizers or “pulutan” in the Philippines and is served on a sizzling platter and topped with egg. The meat is diced and sautéed with onions, soy sauce, vinegar, lemon juice, seasoned with salt, pepper, and other spices. Usually sisig is grilled or fried. You can make various types of sisig. There is the pork sisig, chicken, tuna, bangus, squid, mussels, tofu sisig and a lot ...

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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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