Bicol Express

Print Bicol Express Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 55 minutes Total Time: 60 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 6 Serving Size: 6 The outcome of this Bicol Express Recipe can be described as pork cooked in coconut milk with shrimp paste and chilies. No wonder the name of this dish was derived from a Philippine region (Bicol) wherein Coconuts are abundant and the use of chilies is emphasized in most local meals. Ingredients 3 cups coconut milk […]

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Adobong Pusit

Print Adobong Pusit Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 4 Adobong Pusit is a tasty squid dish cooked using the popular Filipino adobo method. Squid is first boiled in soy sauce and vinegar then later sautéed in garlic, onions and tomatoes; this brings in an awesome array of flavors that will surely activate your taste buds. Ingredients 2 lbs. medium-sized squid, cleaned and ink separated 1 piece large […]

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Giniling Guisado/Ginisa – Basic Recipe (Ground Pork/Beef Sauté)

Print Giniling Guisado/Ginisa – Basic Recipe (Ground Pork/Beef Sauté) Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Yield: 2 Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Olive or Vegetable oil (more if using non-stick pan) 4-6 Garlic cloves, chopped (love garlic so I always use a lot!) 1 medium Onion, chopped 1 lb ground Pork or Beef (whichever you fancy) 3 Roma or Plum tomatoes, diced and seeded (if desired) 3 Tablespoons soy sauce (adjust it to the level of […]

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Steamed Cream Dory in Light Soy Sauce

Print Steamed Cream Dory in Light Soy Sauce Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 3 Sometimes steamed fish can taste bland and boring, as this cooking method is quite tricky to incorporate good flavours with a very delicate ingredient. There are also few good recipes for steaming fish and the only ones I can remember on the top of my head is the Asian style steamed fish and […]

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Spicy Cream Dory Fillet

Print Spicy Cream Dory Fillet Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 2 Quick fried spicy cream dory recipe. Ingredients 2 pieces cream dory fillet 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 piece onion finely chopped 1/2 piece garlic finely chopped Red and green bell pepper cubed Siling labuyo depending on your preferred spiciness 1/8 cup water Instructions Season the fillets with salt and pepper and then fry over low heat. […]

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Sizzling Gambas

Print Sizzling Gambas Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 4 Sizzling Gambas is a shrimp dish that is considered to be both an appetizer and a main dish. Although the term “Gambas” in Spanish pertain to prawns, this dish often uses medium to large sized shrimps (compared to jumbo and colossal prawns) because of price and quantity reasons. On the other hand, the “sizzling” adjective refers to the […]

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Pork Giniling

Print Pork Giniling Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 6 Pork Giniling is a pork dish that makes use of ground pork as the primary ingredient. Ground pork is stewed in tomato sauce and water to bring out the taste while vegetables such as carrots and potatoes (some also like this with raisins and green peas) are added for additional flavor and nutrition. This can be considered as […]

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Pork & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Print Pork & Broccoli Stir-Fry Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 4 Ingredients 1/3 cup oyster sauce 3 tablespoons canola oil 12 ounces boneless pork chops thinly sliced 8 ounces broccoli florets 8 ounces shiitake mushrooms sliced 4 cloves garlic chopped 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger Instructions In bowl, mix 1 cup water and oyster sauce. Heat wok or large skillet over high. Add 1 tbsp. oil, then […]

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Pinoy Fish Steak

Print Pinoy Fish Steak Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 2 Ingredients 1 milk fish bangus, cleaned, sliced & fried 1 onion cut into rings cooking oil 1 1/2 cups water 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tbsp calamansi / lemon juice Instructions Fry the bangus. In a pan or wok, combine water, soy sauce & lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Add the fried fish. Simmer for 5 […]

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Pinakbet

Print Pinakbet Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 4 Pinakbet is one of my favorites when it comes to vegetable dishes. It’s a mixture of stir-fried vegetables simmered in a rich flavor of pork, shrimp paste (bagoong alamang), and spices. If you want to taste the full potential of this dish then you need to use the key ingredient, the shrimp paste. It gives it that final kick […]

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