Recipes

category-recipesThe Recipes section consists of food recipes that primarily focus on Filipino cuisine and cooking methods from the Philippines, but it also spans many other culinary cultures and traditions. With the Filipino community truly being a global community, with members of this community residing in nearly every corner of the earth. The culinary influences that have been imparted to Filipino cuisine and the influence that Filipino food has had on the cuisine of many regions of the world is as far reaching as it is delicious.

Macaroni Salad

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This is Macaroni Salad. This is the type of dessert that is normally served during holidays in the Philippines. This particular version macaroni salad does not contain chicken, which is frequently included. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 16 ounces of elbow macaroni 1⁄2 cup of red sugar palm fruit (kaong), drained, and cut in half if desired 1⁄2 cup of green sugar palm fruit (kaong), drained, and cut in ...

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Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog)

Posted November 11, 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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Chicken Sopas (Chicken Macaroni Soup)

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This is Chicken Sopas (Chicken Macaroni Soup). Chicken Macaroni Soup, also known as sopas, is a soup dish made primarily with elbow macaroni and chicken meat. This hearty soup is quite filling and can really be eaten as a meal by itself. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 1⁄2 cups of elbow macaroni 1 pound of boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped 2 pieces of eggs, beaten 6 cups of ...

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Leche Flan

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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 Bam-i

Posted October 30, 2019 | By
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This is Pancit Bam-I. Pancit Bam-i is a noodle dish that is made with a combination of canton noodles, rice noodles, and a variety vegetables and meats. All this gives it a distinct flavor and texture. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of canton noodles 2/3 pound of rice noodles 1⁄2 pound of chicken breast 1 pound of pork 1 pound of medium sized shrimp 4 pieces of ...

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Sesame Chicken

Posted October 27, 2019 | By
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This is Sesame Chicken. This crispy classic Chinese takeout dish may seem like it could be complicated to make but it’s actually super easy. You can get that super crispy batter and delicious sesame sauce right in your home, made fresh. Trust me. You will want to skip the takeout from now on. Sesame chicken is a dish commonly found in Chinese restaurants throughout the United States and the rest of the world. The dish ...

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Spicy Shrimp Nachos

Posted October 27, 2019 | By
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This is Spicy Shrimp Nachos. This is a tasty treat that we whipped together one night after being inspired by the fish tacos we had made the night before. We had all the ingredients we needed left over from the tacos (minus the fish) and we had some shrimp so we thought, why not nachos. The result was spectacular. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1/2 pound of medium-sized shrimp, ...

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Dinuguang Baboy (Pork Blood Stew)

Posted October 24, 2019 | By
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This is Dinuguang Baboy (Pork Blood Stew). Pork Dinuguan is a dish that is mainly comprised of pork stew of blood and meat. It is savory, tangy and can be made hot and spicy. Pork Dinuguan is best eaten with either steamed rice or Puto (steamed rice cake). Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 pounds of pork tenderloin, cut into cubes 12 ounces of pork blood 4 cloves ...

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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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Cantonese Soy Chicken

Posted October 19, 2019 | By
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This is Cantonese Soy Chicken. There is nothing more romantic than preparing a delicious meal for someone you care about. Serve this recipe to your partner and they’ll be coming back for a second helping. Especially with a tasty Asian dish like this one. Don’t be intimidated by the name or complexity of the instructions. Read through it and you will see it’s actually pretty easy to prepare. And the flavor of this dish is ...

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