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.

Fish Balls

Posted August 19, 2019 | By
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These are Fish Balls. Fish balls are a common street food in the Philippines. They are well-seasoned balls of ground fish and spring onions. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of fish, flaked evaporated milk 4 tablespoons of flour 2 tablespoons of green onion, finely chopped sugar cooking oil vinegar soy sauce salt and pepper to taste Instructions In a bowl combine the flaked fish, milk and flour. ...

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Kinilaw na Tuna (Ceviche with Ahi Tuna)

Posted August 16, 2019 | By
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This is Kinilaw na Tuna (Ceviche with Ahi Tuna). This dish is essentially a raw fish ceviche preparation that is commonly served as an appetizer or pulutan in the Philippines. It pairs well with cold beer due to the high acidity of the sauce. Like with most ceviche dishes, this recipe does not involve any cooking with a heating element. Some variations of this dish intentionally leave the tuna in the acidic brine for hours ...

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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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Shrimp Ceviche

Posted August 13, 2019 | By
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This is Shrimp Ceviche. Shrimp Ceviche is shrimp marinated in lime juice, chopped, then tossed with tomatoes, cucumbers, and hot peppers for a great appetizer. This shrimp ceviche is a zesty appetizer that’s normally eaten with tortilla chips or as a light meal served on tostadas. This is best served cold and paired with beer. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of medium sized shrimp, peeled deveined and ...

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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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Sinigang Na Salmon

Posted August 07, 2019 | By
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This is Sinigang Na Salmon. Sinigang Na Salmon is another variety of Sinigang. Salmon is a good fish to use because it is a highly nutritious food. It is high in protein, the good fats, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B, Vitamin E and a lot more. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of salmon or fish of your choice 2 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered 1 medium-sized ...

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Garlic Fried Rice

Posted August 03, 2019 | By
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This is Garlic Fried Rice . Garlic Fried Rice or Sinangag is cooked left over rice fried with lots of garlic. Normally eaten during breakfast and is best paired with fried salted fish (tuyo), tinapa, dilis, salted eggs and lots of chopped or sliced tomatoes, red onion and not to forget a cup of hot chocolate for a perfect meal. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 tablespoons of garlic, ...

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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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Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog)

Posted July 25, 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 Inasal

Posted July 22, 2019 | By
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This is Chicken Inasal. It is distinct for its yellowish color brought about by the application of achuete or annatto oil. This dish is best eaten with garlic rice and pickled green papaya as a side dish. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 whole chicken, cut into 6 parts (legs, wings, breasts) bamboo skewers For marinating sauce: 1⁄2 cup of coconut vinegar 2 tablespoons of ginger, minced 5 cloves ...

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