Seafood Recipes

tag-seafoodSeafood is any form of sea life regarded as food. What is considered seafood by most people typically consists of fish and shellfish. Shellfish include various species of mollusks such as clams, mussels, squid and octopus and crustaceans such as crab, lobster, and shrimp. Seafood is consumed all over the world and it is the world’s prime source of high-quality protein. We have a separate section specifically designated for fish, therefore dishes including fish are excluded from this section.

Singapore Chow Mei Fun

Posted May 14, 2019 | By
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This is Singapore Chow Mei Fun. Singapore chow mei fun is a western influenced Asian food that is made with Chinese rice noodles and tossed with a variety of meat, seafood and/or vegetables that are stir fried in a pan with curry powder, sauce and spices. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of fine, dried rice vermicelli 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons of curry powder 2 teaspoons of ...

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Kilawing na Hipon (Spicy Shrimp Ceviche)

Posted April 29, 2019 | By
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This is Kilawing na Hipon (Spicy Shrimp Ceviche). This is a variation of the common, Filipino style shrimp ceviche, Kilawing na Hipon. In this version, we add some serrano or jalapeno peppers to the mix to bring some heat into this dish. Give it a try. You will love it. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of shrimp, steamed with shells removed and deveined 1 small bundle of ...

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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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Seafood Chop Suey (Pusit at Isda)

Posted January 10, 2019 | By
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This is Seafood Chop Suey (Pusit at Isda). Chop Suey is an all-time Filipino favorite. In this particular instance the seafood being used is squid and fish (pusit at isda). Chop Suey is traditionally supposed to be a strictly vegetable dish, but as creative minds tend to do, all sorts of meats have found their way into this dish as it has been adapted from one culture to another. Note that this recipe has 2 ...

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Garlic Butter Grilled Shrimp Kebabs

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This is Garlic Butter Grilled Shrimp Kebabs. There is something about grilled shrimp that is truly special. It reminds me of the first time I had this dish as a child when I was on vacation, at the beach with family. And the best part is this little bit of nostalgia is easy to prepare. Despite the use of butter, it’s actually pretty healthy too. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. ...

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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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Is it a Prawn or a Shrimp?

Posted November 12, 2018 | By
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Prawns and shrimp are among the most popular types of seafood. The meat has a sweet, delicate in flavor and is considered to be a healthy diet choice. They are a rich source of calcium, protein and antioxidants like selenium. But as familiar and popular as they are, most people couldn’t tell the difference between the two. So what is the difference between the two? The source for most of the confusion between shrimp and ...

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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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Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry

Posted June 16, 2018 | By
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This is Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry. A good stir fry involves a lot of stirring and high heat. That’s really why it’s called a stir fry. So just keep stirring. The rest takes care of itself. For this stir fry we use fresh shrimp and a mix of vegetables. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined 1 medium-sized red bell pepper 1 ...

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Pancit Palabok

Posted June 10, 2018 | By
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This is Pancit Palabok. Palabok is a noodle dish loaded with different kind of toppings and smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce. This is a favorite snack among Filipinos and is very much considered a comfort food. This particular recipe is unique since we added cream of chicken to the sauce for added flavor. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 packages (8 ounces each) of rice noodles 1 ...

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