Spicy Sardines Lumpia


Ingredients:
2 small cans spicy sardines in tomato sauce
1 tablespoons flour
1 raw egg
1 red onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
1 small carrot, minced
3 stalks parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

18-20 pieces lumpia wrappers
cooking oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Using a strainer, drain sardines and reserve the sauce.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine sardines, flour, egg, onion, garlic, soy sauce, carrot, parsley, salt and pepper then stir while slightly mashing it using a pair of forks.

Part 2
1. Place 1 tablespoon of filling in a line shape at the middle of the wrapper.
2. Fold over the bottom edge of the wrapper to the center.
3. Fold the two sides towards the center and roll. Finally, use water of seal the lumpia completely.
4. Repeat until all wrapped up.

Part 3
1. In a frying pan, heat oil deep enough that wrapped lumpia is half-submerged.
2. When the oil is hot enough, deep fry lumpia for 5 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
3. Drain on paper towel then serve with sweet and sour sauce.

Stir-Fry Spicy Chicken Feet


Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken feet
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon salt

Sauce:
3 cloves garlic, peeled and grated
1 thumb sized ginger, peeled and grated
2 tablespoons chili paste
1/4 teaspoon dried chili
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soda (sprite)
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Garnishing:
toasted sesame seeds
chopped spring onions

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Cut off chicken feet claws then scrub well with vinegar and salt. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
2. Remove the liquid and rinse 3 times thoroughly and drain.

Part 2
1. In a pot, boil chicken feet for 30-45 minutes or until very tender. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a large bowl, mix all sauce ingredients then add cooked chicken feet. Mix thoroughly until everything is coated with the sauce.
2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Part 4
1. In a pan, heat oil then pour marinated chicken feet and sauce.
2. Stir-fry for 10-15 minutes. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and spring onion. Serve with java rice.

Pan-Fried Garlic Butter Shrimp


Ingredients:
1 kilo large shrimps, cleaned
12 medium cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup butter
2 tablespoons chopped spring onion
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, melt the butter in a low heat.
2. Pour olive oil then saute garlic until the color turns light brown.
3. Add shrimp and cook until the liquid completely absorb.
4. Add spring onion then seasoning with salt and ground pepper
5. Remove from heat, transfer to serving plate.

Tofu Kimchi Stew


Ingredients:
250 grams pork liempo, cut into small bite size pieces
2 tablespoons oil
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chili paste (gochujang)
1 tablespoon bean paste (ssamjang)
onion leeks, chopped
1/4 cup kimchi
tofu, fried and diced
1 cup water
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pot, heat oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add pork and continue sauteing until light brown.
3. Add chili paste, bean paste and onion leek then stir cook for 2 minutes.
4. Add kimchi, fried tofu and water then simmer for 10 minutes.
5. Adjust seasoning according to taste.

Tahong Sisig


Ingredients:
1 kilo mussels(tahong), cleaned with beard removed
1 thumb-sized ginger, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1 red onion, minced
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 pieces green chili pepper(siling haba), chopped
2 pieces red chili(labuyo), chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, place ginger and mussels with enough water. Bring to boil until the shells open.
2. Drain then remove the mussels from the shell. Set aside.

Part2
1. In a pan, heat oil the saute ginger and garlic.
2. Add mussels then season with paprika, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
3. Turn off the heat the transfer to mixing bowl.
4. Add onion, mayo and chili. Toss and serve.

Bagnet Sisig


Ingredients:
250 grams cooked bagnet, chopped (check bagnet recipe)
1 onion, finely chopped
2 red chili(labuyo), chopped (optional extra spicy)
2 pieces green chili, sliced diagonally
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 teaspoon ground pepper
1 raw egg (optional)
calamansi for garnishing

Procedures:
1. In a iron pan, heat oil then saute onion.
2. Add bagnet and continue sauteing until becomes crispy.
3. Season with soy sauce and ground pepper. Add red and green chili then stir cook for a minute.
4. Transfer to hot sizzling plate then top with raw egg. Serve immediately with calamansi.

Spicy Baby Squid Calamares


Ingredients:
500 grams baby squid, separate head from the body
1 lemon, juice
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
salt and pepper to taste
2 raw eggs, beaten
vegetable oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, marinate squid in lemon juice for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, cayenne, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
2. Dip squid into beaten eggs then dredge into breadcrumbs mixture.

Part 3
1. In a frying pan, heat oil until enough hot.
2. Fry the squid for a minute or until golden brown. Do not overcooked.
3. Remove squids and drain on paper towels.
4. Transfer into serving bowl and sprinkle with dried basil.
5. Serve with blue cheese dip.

Steak Caesar Salad


Ingredients:
1 large head romaine Lettuce, tear into serving pieces
1 slice pan seared steak, cut into small cubes
1 large fresh tomato, cut into cubes
1 red onion, cut into cubes
1 white onion, cut into strips, coated and fried
Caesar salad dressing

Procedures:
1. In a serving plate, arrange lettuce, tomato and onions.
2. Add steak then drizzle with Caesar dressing. Serve immediately.

Grilled Pork Belly


Ingredients:
6 slices pork belly

Marinade:
3/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
1/4 cup calamansi or lime juice
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground pepper
2 teaspoons garlic powder

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large container, combine marinade ingredients and pork belly. Marinate inside the fridge overnight.
2. Remove pork from marinade.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine 1/4 cup marinade then mix with 1 tablespoon oil for basting.

Part 3
1. Grill pork belly over hot charcoal for 20-30 minutes on each side or until tender while basting with marinade mixture.
2. Transfer serving plate and serve with fried rice and mixed veggies. Enjoy!

Spicy Tahong


Ingredients:
1 kilo mussels, shelled and drained well
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 head garlic, peeled and minced
1 onion, chopped
5 pieces green chili pepper(siling haba), sliced
7 pieces red chili(labuyo)
4 tablespoons cup tomato sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat olive oil then saute garlic, onion and chili peppers.
2. Add mussels and stir cook for about 3 to 5 minutes.
3. Add tomato sauce and wine then continue to cook for about 4 to 5 minutes. stirring regularly.
4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
5. Transfer to serving plate. Enjoy