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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Paksiw na Isda

Print Paksiw na Isda Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 2 Paksiw is a term used to refer to dishes cooked in vinegar and garlic. This could pertain to meats like pork (Paksiw na Pata and Lechon Paksiw are some of the examples) and seafood. Paksiw na Isda or Fish Cooked in Vinegar is a quick and easy seafood dish that is said to be one of the […]

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Monggo Guisado with Dilis and Malunggay

Print Monggo Guisado with Dilis and Malunggay Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Category: Soup Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 6 Ingredients 1 1/4 cups mung beans 4 to 6 cups water 1/2 cup dried anchovies dilis 1 cup malunggay leaves 1 medium yellow onion sliced 1 medium plum tomato diced 3 cloves crushed garlic 3 tablespoons cooking oil 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper to taste Instructions Boil 5 cups […]

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Kare Kare

Print Kare Kare Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 2 hours, 40 minutes Total Time: 2 hours, 50 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 6 Kare Kare is a traditional Filipino stew complimented with a thick savory peanut sauce. Ingredients 3 lbs oxtail cut in 2 inch slices you an also use tripe or beef slices 1 small banana flower bud sliced 1 bundle of pechay or bok choy 1 bundle of string beans cut into 2 inch slices […]

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Ginataang Manok

Print Ginataang Manok Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 4 Ginataang Manok is translated as chicken stewed in coconut milk. This is a simple Filipino dish wherein chicken is sautéed in garlic, onion, and ginger then stewed in coconut milk. It is also one of my favoritesimple ginataan recipes. A more traditional approach requires native hen (usually grown in the backyard). It is much tastier compared to broiler […]

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Frizzled Eggs over Garlic Steak and Mushroom Hash

Print Frizzled Eggs over Garlic Steak and Mushroom Hash Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Category: Main Course Cuisine: Filipino Yield: 2 Thin sliced steak with potatoes, mushroom, topped with frizzled eggs Ingredients 2 tbsps vegetable oil 473 ml brown hash potato frozen diced, with onions and peppers 227 grams fresh mushrooms sliced 340 grams steak thin breakfast salt ground black pepper 4 cloves garlic thinly sliced 4 eggs fresh tarragon optional Instructions In […]

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