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.

Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bitter Gourd)

Posted January 07, 2019 | By
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This is Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bitter Gourd). Ampalaya Guisado is a simple vegetable dish made by sauteing bitter gourd with garlic and onion then finishing off with a splash of broth and fish sauce. Ampalaya or Bitter gourd is a tropical vegetable that has a very strong bitter taste. However, the health benefits of this plant more than make up for the bitter taste. It is known to help lower blood sugar levels and consequently ...

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Chicken Quesadillas

Posted January 07, 2019 | By
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This is Chicken Quesadillas. This Mexican dish has relatively few ingredients but lots of flavor. You really can’t go wrong with chicken and cheese coupled with vegetables and tortillas. That combination always seems to work no matter how they come together. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 large flour tortillas 8 ounces of colby cheese, shredded 8 ounces of monterey jack cheese, shredded 1 piece of chicken breast, sliced ...

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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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Crispy Pork Belly Adobo

Posted January 04, 2019 | By
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This is Crispy Pork Belly Adobo. Crispy Pork Belly Adobo is pork belly cooked adobo style then baked to make the skin of the pork belly crispy. Undeniably unhealthy but irresistibly good. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of pork belly, cut into 2-3 inch square pieces 1⁄2 cup Silver Swan soy sauce 3⁄4 cup vinegar 3⁄4 cup water 3-4 pcs dried bay leaves 1 head garlic, slightly ...

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Chicken Liver Adobo with Hard Boiled Egg

Posted January 01, 2019 | By
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This is Chicken Liver Adobo with Hard Boiled Egg. Chicken Liver Adobo is another version of Adobo that is made with chicken liver and added with hard boiled eggs. This is very simple to make just like any other Adobo. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of chicken liver 1 red bell pepper, sliced thinly (optional 1⁄3 cup of soy sauce 3⁄4 cup of vinegar 1-2 cups of ...

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Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce (Kare Kare)

Posted December 29, 2018 | By
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This is Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce). Kare-kare is made from peanut sauce with a variety of vegetables, stewed oxtail, beef, and occasionally tripe. It is often eaten with bagoong (shrimp paste), sometimes spiced with chili. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of oxtail 1 bundle bok choy leaves 1 puso ng saging or banana bud quartered 1 bundle string beans 2 pieces of eggplants thinly sliced 3 ...

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Lechon Paksiw

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This is Lechon Paksiw . Lechon Paksiw is a dish made from leftover roasted pig (Lechon Baboy). This is cooked by simmering the leftover pork with vinegar, brown sugar, bay leaf, and lechon sauce. The word lechon originated from the Spanish term lechón; that refers to a suckling pig that is roasted. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of leftover lechon (roasted pig) 1⁄2 cup of lechon sauce ...

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Garlic Herb Roasted Cornish Hens (Lechon Manok)

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This is Garlic Herb Roasted Cornish Hens (Lechon Manok). Roasted Cornish Hen is one of the most common dishes in all the culinary traditions of the world. Almost every culture has their version of this dish with some including distinct spices, ingredients, and techniques that are common in that the part of the world. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cornish hens, feathers and innards removed 2 tablespoons of ...

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Sinigang Na Baboy (Pork in Sour Soup)

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This is Sinigang Na Baboy (Pork in Sour Soup). Sinigang is a popular Filipino dish. It is a sour soup that uses tamarind as it’s base flavor. It can be cooked with fish, meat, shrimp and vegetables. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly, cubed 2 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered 1 large red onion, quartered 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced 2 pieces of radish, ...

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Buko Juice

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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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