Coconut Recipes

tag-coconutCoconuts come from the coconut palm tree, which are common in tropical regions. The various parts of the coconut fruit have a number of culinary uses. The seed provides oil for frying, cooking, and making margarine. The white, fleshy part of the seed, the coconut meat, is used fresh or dried in cooking, especially in confections and desserts such as macaroons. Desiccated coconut or coconut milk made from it is frequently added to curries and other savory dishes. Dried coconut is also used as the filling for many chocolate bars.

Spicy Ginataang Tilapia

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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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Ginataang Langka (Jackfruit in Coconut Milk)

Posted January 05, 2020 | By
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This is Ginataang Langka (Jackfruit in Coconut Milk). This is a vegetable dish made mainly with Langka (Jackfruit) and few other ingredients. This dish can be cooked without any meat if you are vegetarian. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of unripe langka, seeded and sliced 1⁄2 pound of shrimp 1 onion, diced 4 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1 thumb-sized ginger, sliced then crushed 3 cups ...

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Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy)

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This is Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy). Bicol Express is pork strips or cubes with siling haba (finger chilies) cooked with coconut cream or milk. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1⁄2 pound of pork, sliced thinly 1 cup of baguio beans 1 red onion, minced 3 cups of long green chili pepper, siling pangsigang 1 head of garlic, peeled then minced 1 cup of coconut cream ...

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Pan De Coco

Posted October 21, 2019 | By
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This is Pan De Coco. Pan de coco, also known as coconut bread in English, is a rich sweet roll with a coconut filling. It is an inexpensive snack sold in the local bakeries. I specially enjoy this bread in the mornings with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Dough: 3 1⁄2 cups of flour 3⁄4 cups of warm water 2 1⁄4 teaspoon ...

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Buko Juice

Posted August 25, 2019 | By
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Buko juice, also known as coconut water, is another refreshing and popular drink that is commonly sold on the streets or in restaurants in the Philippines. The coconut meat can be used for desserts such as buko salad, buko pandan. In the Philippine provinces, some use both the coconut meat and coconut water combined with milk and crackers. It is very delicious and a perfect mid-day snack. This is a very healthy drink during the ...

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Sapin-Sapin (Steamed Coconut Layer Pudding)

Posted August 16, 2019 | By
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This is Sapin Sapin (Steamed Coconut Layer Pudding). Sapin-sapin is a dessert in Philippine cuisine that consists of layered glutinous rice and coconut. It is made from rice flour, coconut milk, sugar, water, and coloring with coconut flakes sprinkled on top. This is one of the Filipino’s favorite mid-day snacks. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of powdered glutinous rice flour 1 can of condensed milk 4 cups ...

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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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Penang Curry Sauce

Posted July 15, 2019 | By
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This is Penang Curry Sauce. You will find this is a very versatile sauce. It can be served beside or on top of grilled steaks, chicken, pork or fish. Try it tossed with a stir fry. Use it as a cold or warm dip for veggie or chips. It really is that flexible. I have used it for these things and more. The only issue you really have to be concerned about is the heat. ...

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Suman Moron

Posted July 11, 2019 | By
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This is Suman Moron. Suman Moron is a particular type of suman made with a chocolate layer twisted around the vanilla layer, so it creates a spiralized appearance and it has crushed peanuts too. The crunch of the peanuts is what makes this suman a crowd favorite. This is made with glutinous rice flour (malagkit). I would eat this everyday sprinkled with sugar if I could. It’s that addicting. Enjoy this recipe from all of ...

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Palitaw

Posted July 04, 2019 | By
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This is Palitaw. The word “litaw” is Tagalog for float or rise, which is how this treat is made. Palitaw is a small, flat, and sweet rice cake. It is among the most common rice cakes eaten as a mid-day snack in the Philippines. Palitaw is easy to make with only very few ingredients. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of glutinous rice flour 3⁄4 to 1 cup ...

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