Egg Recipes

tag-eggsEggs are laid by females of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, and have been eaten by mankind for thousands of years. Popular choices for egg consumption are chicken, duck, quail, roe, and caviar, but the egg most often consumed by humans is the chicken egg, by a wide margin. Bird eggs consist of a protective eggshell, albumen (egg white), and vitellus (egg yolk), contained within various thin membranes. Egg yolks and whole eggs store significant amounts of protein and choline, and are widely used in culinary applications.

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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Beef Mami

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This is Beef Mami. Beef Mami is one variation of a noodle soup dish which originated in northern Asia, particularly in China. Chicken or beef are the most common varieties of this noodle soup. This is a typical meryenda or mid-afternoon snack that is nice to have during cold weather. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of beef brisket 14 ounces of egg noodles, cooked 4 to 5 ...

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Tapsilog (Beef Tapa with Garlic Fried Rice and Fried Egg)

Posted February 03, 2019 | By
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This is Tapsilog (Beef Tapa with Garlic Fried Rice and Fried Egg). Tapsilog is an abbreviation for the combination of beef tapa, garlic fried rice (sinangag), and fried egg (itlog). So with this combination you end up with tap-si-log. This is traditionally a breakfast meal. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Beef Tapa: 2 pounds of beef sirloin (or similar cut of meat) 1 bulb of garlic, minced 1⁄4 cup ...

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Pancit Canton Corned Beef and Egg Sunny Side Up

Posted January 30, 2019 | By
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This is Pancit Canton Corned Beef and Egg Sunny Side Up. No one would ever mistake this dish for being any kind of health food, but that’s alright. This works as the ultimate hangover cure, a guilty pleasure for when you’re cheating on your diet, or just for whenever you want to be really, really bad and you don’t care what other people think about you. The flavor of canton noodles you use isn’t necessarily ...

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Leche Flan

Posted January 28, 2019 | By
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This is Leche Flan (Custard with Caramel Topping). Leche Flan is a custard dessert with a layer of soft caramel on top. This is a very popular dessert and is often served during special occasions in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 12 ounces of canned evaporated milk 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk 10 egg yolks 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 cup of brown sugar 1⁄4 ...

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Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup)

Posted January 17, 2019 | By
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This is Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup). This noodle soup is hearty and bursting with surf and turf flavor. Lomi is made with thick egg noodles. Noodle dishes like this originate from China but adaptation of it can be found throughout Southeast Asia. It is filled with a variety of different meat vegetable ingredients from once place to another. A nice touch that we do in the Philippines is to sprinkle some crushed chicharon on ...

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Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog)

Posted January 04, 2019 | By
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This is Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog). Ampalaya is called bitter melon in some countries, it is also known as bitter gourd. The bitter part of the name is no joke. It definitely has an acquired taste, but I feel there is a certain appeal to flavor imparted to the palate. Ampalaya is considered to have many health benefits, including anti-diabetic properties. It is an excellent source of many vitamins and ...

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Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters)

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This is Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters). Ukoy is the Filipino shrimp fritter. The smaller variety of shrimp (with head and shell on) are what is typically used for this dish. This is most often served as an appetizer, but it can also be made as a main dish or light snack. Several variations of this dish exists in which the vegetable that is used in combination with the shrimp is substituted with various other ingredients. Enjoy ...

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Spamsilog

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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. Spam is a brand of luncheon meat used in this recipe. You don’t necessarily have to use this particular brand, any brand of luncheon meat will do. Enjoy this recipe ...

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