Pancit Palabok

Pancit Palabok is a popular and a favorite Filipino noodle dish. Palabok is often served at parties and easy to make. This simple noodle dish is loaded with shrimp sauce and different toppings like shrimps, ground pork and chicharon.

I was asked what is the difference between Pancit Palabok and Malabon so I am sharing what I remember reading before.

Crispy Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken is one of my kids favorite. This Crispy Fried Chicken recipe is not only good but also easy to make and full of flavor. This is not your ordinary fried chicken, with this recipe chicken is marinated overnight with spices, coated and deep fried until crispy. Give it a try and let me know.

Baked Salmon with Mayonnaise

I always love Pink Salmon. Not only easy to make but also healthy but NOT this recipe. This one is baked with mayonnaise. But now I know what to do next time, just coat the other half of the fish with mayo mixture and leave the other half with just salt and pepper.

Ingredients

Chicken Macaroni Soup

Chicken Macaroni Soup 
Chicken Macaroni Soup also known as Sopas is one of Filipinos favorite comfort soup. Easy to make and filling. With this recipe I used medium shell macaroni pasta instead of the regular elbow macaroni and no milk. Healthier than Chicken Sopas with Milk. Check out this easy recipe using simple ingredients.  

Chicken Bicol Express

Chicken Bicol Express
Bicol Express is a popular Bicolano Filipino dish. Bicol Express is traditionally cook with pork but with this recipe, chicken was used as the main ingredients. It is made with chicken, shrimp paste, chili's and coconut milk. Easy to make and very delicious. 

Pork Hamonado

Hamonado is a simple Filipino dish made with pork, pineapple, soy sauce and sugar. It is simmered until meat is fully cooked and sauce thickens. Great for special occasion or as any day ulam. Try this easy tasty recipe and enjoy. 
You can also make chicken hamonado, see related post below. 

Stir Fried Green Beans with Pork

Stir Fried Green Beans is an easy recipe and can be healthy if you replace the pork with chicken breast. You can also use long beans (sitaw) instead of green beans. It just happened we got a lot of green beans from the market so I made up this recipe. It turned out pretty good specially if you like crunchy green vegetables.

Pineapple Ham

This delicious Ham is baked with pineapple juice, crushed pineapple and brown sugar. So good even the left over. Give it a try and leave me a comment. 
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Ginisang Monggo with Ampalaya and Chicharon

Ginisang Monggo with Ampalaya and Chicharon is my favorite Monggo recipe. Simple recipe yet flavorful. The Monggo is sautéed in garlic and onions then topped with ampalaya, chicharon plus some dahon sili. So good, I can finish 2 cups of this in one seating over steam rice.

Pork Estofado

Pork Estufado is one of my favorite Filipino Pork recipe. I love the tangy combination flavor of pork simmered in pineapple juice, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, sugar and more. This is a must try recipe for everyone to enjoy and great for special occasion.

Spicy Ginataang Tilapia


Ginataang Tilapia is a flavorful Filipino fish dish and easy to make. The tilapia is simmered in vinegar, garlic and ginger until it thickens then achuete oil and coconut milk added. This recipe is also known as Adobado in some part of the Philippines.

Chicken Mami


Chicken Mami is the Filipino version of Chinese Noodle Soup. It is a popular comfort food for Filipinos and easy to make. Made with egg noodles also known as miki and flavorful chicken broth topped with fried garlic and chopped green onions or chives.

Top Filipino Favorite Dessert


If you are planning a party or looking for Filipino Dessert recipes to try out, then look no further. These recipes are not only easy to make but you can also make in advance. There are also great for potlucks and holidays.

Arroz Valenciana Recipe

This Arroz Valenciana recipe is a must try. Great for parties or just because you want to cook something special for the family. Give it a try and let me know. 

Seafood Pancit Canton Guisado

Pancit Canton is one of Filipinos favorite noodles. When shopping for Pancit Canton my choice is always  Excellent brand from the Philippines. I find this brand better and easier to cook than the rest. See below easy to follow simple Seafood Pancit Canton recipe.

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Inihaw na Bangus Recipe

Inihaw na Bangus (Grilled Milkfish) is a simple and easy recipe. With this recipe I used a boneless butterflied Bangus seasoned with kalamansi juice and some seasoning before grilling. I also grilled some good sizes of shrimp using the same seasoning as I was in the mood for more seafood. Don't forget to check out related Bangus recipes below.

Lechon Pork Belly in Turbo


Lechon Kawali or Roast Pork is a popular Filipino pork dish. Made with pork belly simmered in  seasoning and deep fried until crisp. There are several options in cooking Lechon like Deep Fried Lechon Kawali or Oven Lechon or using a turbo broiler. With this recipe I used my dependable turbo broiler and it sure worked like magic. This dish has the same crisp and flavor as Lechon Kawali deep fried, but less greasy.

Fresh Broccoli Salad Recipe

Fresh Broccoli Salad is a simple, tasty and perfect side dish loaded with bacon, raisins and dressing. It is usually drowning in a creamy sweet mayonnaise dressing. The salad ingredients can easily be adjusted to suit your taste.

Pancit Molo


Pancit Molo is a famous dish originated from a District in Iloilo City called Molo. It is a Filipino pork dumpling soup using wonton wrappers that is cooked in the broth of the soup.

Easy Grilled Pompano in Foil Packet Recipe

Easy Grilled  Pompano Fish in foil packet is one of my favorite fish dish. Instead of steaming or baking I decided to just wrap it in aluminum foil and grill while I am barbequing some Pork Ribs. You can use any fresh fish that is available to you like Tilapia or Salmon. 

Best Traditional Filipino Christmas Food

Here are the Filipino Christmas Recipes usually served during the Filipino Noche Buena Feast. Feel free to suggest more recipes for more options.

Chicken Halang Halang


Chicken Halang Halang is a Visayan Spicy Chicken recipe cooked in coconut milk. It is basically a mash up between Chicken Tinola and Ginataang Manok. This chicken stew has a rich, creamy and spicy sauce. You can always adjust the amount of chilies you want to use so all depends on your taste.

Chicken Giniling with Quail Eggs


Chicken Giniling with Quail Eggs is one of those easy to make Filipino recipe. With this recipe you can use either ground turkey or beef or pork.

Grilled Pork Belly


Grilled Pork Belly can be cook in many different way. Some like it marinated with just salt and pepper and some with soy sauce and kalamansi or lemon juice.
This recipe is something different. I have read somewhere that other calls this Sinarabasab or pork marinated in tamarind sinigang mix but all I can say is, this is pretty good. Something different than the rest. See step by step recipe below.

Chicken Salpicao


Chicken Salpicao is made with chicken, Worcestershire sauce, liquid seasoning and lots of garlic. What I like about this recipe is so easy to make and only few ingredients needed. Check out step by step recipe below.

Kichen Aid



I really like this KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer specially for this upcoming holidays. So convenient and easy to use so I think I am getting me another one while still on sale. 

Sinigang na Salmon with Kangkong

Sinigang na Salmon is another variety of Filipino Fish Sinigang. What I like about cooking salmon is it is highly nutritious and less fishy specially when making soup. This time I used the collar and belly with lots of kangkong leaves. See more below.

Grilled Pork Belly


This Easy Grilled Pork Recipe is made with thin slices of pork belly and marinated using 3 simple ingredients. I used a cast iron skillet as I only cooked a pound of meat and don't really want to start the grill. It worked just fine and turned out really good.
You can grill, pan sear or fry and serve hot with spicy vinegar and kalamansi for dipping.

Paksiw na Bangus with Ampalaya


Paksiw na Bangus is a comfort food to most Filipino. This dish is made with Bangus (Milk Fish) simmered in vinegar, garlic, onions, ginger and with desired vegetables like eggplant, bitter melon, etc. Easy to cook, very satisfying and you will definitely need lots of rice.

Chicken Empanada

Empanada is a Spanish word meaning meat pie. It is a pastry filled with meat and vegetables and baked. Some do deep fry but I always liked it baked.

Instead of chicken you can use ground beef or pork or even fruits. You can also add other vegetables like bell peppers and green peas. See recipe below.

Shrimp and Pork Lumpia


Shrimp and Pork Lumpia is a Filipino favorite food. It is made with regular Lumpia
ingredients plus shrimps. Great for potluck, parties or get together. See related Lumpia Recipes below.

Lechon Sisig

Lechon Sisig is a dish to made using left over Lechon or Lechon Kawali. This recipe is so full of flavor and great as appetizer.

Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice is one of my favorite easy to make rice dish. Is it a basic fried rice loaded with shrimp so no need to have other dish as this one is already complete. See easy recipe below. 

Pancit Bihon


Pancit Bihon is a popular Filipino noodles made using rice noodles, meat and vegetables. This Filipino noodle dish is easy to make and always present in every Filipino occasion. It is also called Bihon Guisado (sautéed) or Pancit Bihon Guisado.

Chicken and Pork Adobo

Chicken and Pork Adobo is a classic Filipino dish simmered in soy sauce-vinegar mixture with garlic until sauce thickens results in a medley of savory flavor. It is a Filipino household comfort food anywhere in the world and also pretty easy to make.

Lechon Paksiw

Lechon Paksiw is a Filipino pork dish made from leftover Lechon (roasted pig), vinegar, garlic and onion. You can also use left over Lechon Kawali or Crispy Pata when making this. Best when cooked with Lechon sauce or Mang Thomas Lechon sauce.

Honey Garlic Pork Ribs


This Honey Garlic Pork Ribs recipe is a must try. So delicious and full of flavor. 

Crispy Pork Binagoongan sa Gata


Crispy Pork Binagoongan sa Gata is one of Filipinos favorite pork recipe. This recipe is easy to make using pork shoulder, shrimp paste, coconut milk and chili peppers. The difference of this recipe to others is the pork is boiled and fried until crispy before adding to the coconut mixture.

Sinigang na Bangus sa Kalamansi

Sinigang na Bangus is one of my favorite sinigang dish. It is easier to make and healthier than pork. This Bangus Sinigang recipe is cooked in kalamansi juice and some simple ingredients.

Ginisang Monggo with Lechon


Ginisang Monggo cooked with left over Lechon is so good. Simple yet very satisfying and filling. It's like my 2 favorite Filipino food cooked in one.

My mom had a Luau party last week and an American-Filipino Luau party is not complete without a whole Lechon or Roasted Whole Pork.
I was in charge of chopping and serving the Lechon and to my advantage I get to take home the Lechon head and the legs that is why I have been posting "what to do with left over Lechon" like Lechon Paksiw Recipe. I still have more in the freezer so hoping next week I can make Lechon Sisig, yummy!

Almond Shrimps Stir Fry


Almond Shrimps is one of my favorite Asian recipe. Not only easy to make but very delicious and healthier. You can use chicken meat or pork or even beef instead of shrimps. Check recipe below and some related stir fry post.

Adobong Mani Recipe

Adobong Mani also known as Garlic Peanut is a famous Filipino street food best for snacking or pulutan. There are few variations on how to make this like the regular fried or spicy chili topped with generous fried garlic. You can make this with brown skin on but I prefer it without. See recipe below.

Sinigang na Bangus with Talong Recipe

Sinigang na Bangus is a simple yet very satisfying Filipinos favorite recipe. What I like about cooking sinigang is the option of using different vegetables like eggplant, pechay, long beans and just cook it with tomatoes and onion.

Ginataang Manok Recipe

Ginataang Manok or Chicken cooked in coconut milk is one of my favorite coconut dish. Not only easy to make but also very tasty. It is almost like chicken curry less the curry. Give it a try and hope you will like it. Don't forget to check out other coconut milk recipes post below.

Spicy Chili Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Sweet Chili Garlic Shrimp is shrimp sauté and cooked in chili sauce and 7-up. An easy to make recipe that everyone can enjoy specially in parties or any get together. Don't forget to check out related shrimp recipes below.

Walnut Chicken Recipe

Walnut Chicken is a chicken stir-fry with vegetables and walnut in brown sauce. It is easy to make and delicious. With this recipe you can use almonds or peanuts if walnuts is not available. You can also add other vegetables you like snow peas and water chestnut.

Salted Eggs Shrimps Recipe

Shrimps cooked in salted egg yolks to make this recipe richer and creamier. If you like salted eggs then this recipe is for you. Easy to make and full of flavors.

Fruity Macaroni Salad

First time making this sweet macaroni mixed with fruit cocktail. It turned out pretty good and everybody liked it. Give it a try and let me know.



Pesang Bangus in Tomato Sauce Recipe

Pesang Bangus is a simple fish soup recipe cooked in ginger and fish sauce. Easy to make and flavorful. There are many ways you can make this but here is a simple version.

Chicken Adobo with Ginger and Honey Recipe

Chicken Adobo with Ginger and Honey is a delicious dish. This recipe is same as cooking a regular Filipino adobo but with honey and minced ginger for additional taste. A must try easy recipe for everyone to love.