Bacon Fried Rice

Filipino Style Recipe: Bacon fried rice is another easy and simple rice dish. It is mainly made up of cooked rice stir fried together with bacon, green peas and other spicy seasonings. This can be serve during breakfast together with your favorite dish and soup.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20-30 minutes
Good for 3-4 servings

Ingredients:
3 cups cooked rice, leftover
150 grams cured bacon
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 white onion, chopped
2 tablespoons spring onions
2 tablespoons green peas
1 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 pieces raw eggs, beaten
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In the pan, heat oil then fry bacon over medium heat until crisp.
2. Drain on paper towel then cut into small pieces. Set aside.
3. Reduce and reserve the excess oil. Leave at least 2 tablespoons oil in the pan.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, saute garlic, onion and green peas for 2 minutes.
2. Add cooked rice and 2 tablespoons reserved oil then stir cook for 3 minutes. Add eggs then set for a minute.
3. Add 1 tablespoon spring onions then stir, scramble and break them into small pieces.
4. Add bacon then season with salt and pepper according to taste.
5. Transfer to serving plate then serve with other dish. Enjoy!

Crab Fried Rice

Filipino Style Recipe: Crab fried rice is another easy and simple delicious fried rice dish. It is mainly made up of fried rice and crab meat mixed together until cooked. This dish is usually served during breakfast together with your favorite dish and soup.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 4-5 servings

Ingredients:
5 cups cooked rice, leftover
3 big-sized crabs, cleaned
6 cloves garlic, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
salt to taste
2 tablespoons chopped spring onion(half for garnishing)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, boil crabs in salted water over low heat for 10 minutes or until cook.
2. Drain and let it cool. Scoop out all crab meat from shells. Set aside

Part 2
1. In the pan, heat oil and saute ginger, garlic and spring onion.
2. Add crab meat then stir cook for a minute over low heat.
3. Add cooked rice then seasoned with salt and ground pepper according to taste.
4. Keep stirring for 5 minutes then transfer to serving plate and garnish with spring onion.

Aligue Rice

Filipino Style Recipe: aligue rice is another easy and simple but mouth-watering fried rice dish. It is mainly made up of fried rice and crab fat mixed together until rice is well coated. Usually served during breakfast together with your favorite dish and soup.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 4-5 servings

Ingredients:
5 cups cooked rice, leftover
2 tablespoons aligue(crab fat)
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped spring onion(half for garnishing)

Procedures:
1. In the same pan, heat olive oil and saute ginger, garlic and spring onion.
2. Add aligue then stir cook for a minute over low heat.
3. Add cooked rice then seasoned with salt and ground pepper according to taste.
4. Keep stirring for 5 minutes or until until rice is well coated.
5. Transfer to serving plate and garnish with spring onion.

Spicy Fried Rice

Filipino Style Recipe: Spicy fried rice is another easy and simple rice dish. It is mainly made up of fried rice stir fried together with ham, shrimps and other spicy seasonings. This can be serve during breakfast together with your favorite dish and soup.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20-30 minutes
Good for 4-5 servings

Ingredients:
5 cups cooked rice, leftover
1 head garlic, slice thinly
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes or chili powder
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 green bell pepper, diced
2 pieces ham, diced
12 pieces shrimp, peeled and deveined
salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon butter or cooking oil
chopped spring onions and red chili for garnishing

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In the pan, heat oil then stir fry ham and shrimp for 2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, stir fry garlic until golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
2. In a same pan, ad bell pepper then stir cook for a minute.
3. Add cooked rice then sprinkle with paprika, turmeric and chili flakes. Mix well.
4. Add fried garlic, ham and shrimp then season with salt and pepper. Cook for another minute.
5. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with spring onions. Garnish with red chili.

Mongolian Shrimp Rice Toppings

Filipino Style Recipe: Mongolian shrimp rice toppings is another easy and simple dish inspired by Chinese cuisine. The shrimps coated in flour, egg, salt and pepper then fried until light brown. The sauce is consists of soy sauce, oyster sauce, wine, water, brown sugar and other seasonings. Toss in fried shrimps to coat then serve with steamed rice.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 25-30 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams fresh shrimps, peeled and discard heads
1/4 cup flour
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ginger powder
a dash of dried chili flakes
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons red wine
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup brown sugar
salt and pepper to taste
cooking oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine flour, egg, salt and pepper then mix until well blended.
2. Add shrimps then toss to coat.

Part 2
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then fry shrimps for 5 minutes or until light brown. Drain on paper towels.
2. In a same pan, reduce oil then stir cook the garlic, ginger and chili flakes.
3. Add the remaining ingredients then simmer until reduce in half and start to thickens.

Part 3
1. In a bowl, combine fried shrimps and the sauce then toss to coat. Serve with steamed rice then sprinkle with spring onions.

Bibingka

Filipino Style Recipe: Bibingka is another Filipino delicacy that is traditionally served during Christmas season. This dish is commonly sold along the streets during Simbang gabi. Bibingka is consists of rice flour, coconut milk and baking powder then place in a round pan lined with banana leaf and topped with salted eggs and cheese. Traditionally this is cooked over and top of preheated charcoals or preheated oven. Brush with butter and sugar then served with freshly grated coconut.

Ingredients:
1 cup rice flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup evaporated milk
1 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons butter, melted
banana leaves

Toppings:
1 salted eggs, sliced
30 grams cheddar cheese, sliced(optional)
butter or margarine
brown sugar(muscovado)
freshly grated coconut(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, mix rice flour, baking powder and salt until well combined. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a separate bowl, dissolved sugar in melted butter.
2. Add beaten eggs, coconut milk, and evaporated milk then whisk well.
3. Add flour mixture then whisk again until well blended.

Part 3
1. In a round baking pan, arrange banana leaf then pour mixture.
2. Bake in a preheated oven over 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
3. Remove after 15 minutes then top with slices of salted egg and cheese.
4. Bake for another 20 minutes or until top turns to medium brown.
5. Remove from the oven then brush top with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
6. Cut into serving slices then serve with grated coconut. Enjoy!

Sapin Sapin

Filipino Style Recipe: Sapin sapin is another popular Filipino delicacy and pasalubong that is commonly sold along the streets which is similar to other sticky rice cake. This delicacy is composed of several layers “sapin” with different colours and usually serve as dessert or snack in any special occasions.

Ingredients:
3 cups glutinous rice flour
1 cups white sugar
6 cups coconut milk
1 big can condensed milk
1/2 teaspoon purple or ube food coloring
1/2 teaspoon yellow food coloring
1/2 cup purple yam, mashed(optional)
1/2 cup jackfruit strips(optional)
toasted coconut or latik for toppings(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large bowl, combine glutinous rice flour, coconut milk, condensed milk and sugar then mix until well blended.
2. Divide the mixture into 3 equal parts then place in a separate bowls.

Part 2
1. In a first mixture, add purple yam and purple food coloring then mix well.
2. In a second mixture, add jackfruit and yellow food coloring then mix well.
3. The third mixture will remain white color.

Part 3.
1. In a pan, brush with oil or place plastic wrap then pour purple mixture and steam for 15 minutes.
2. Add yellow mixture then steam for another 15 minutes.
3. Add white mixture then steam for another 15 minutes or until fully cooked.
4. Remove from the steamer and let it cool before slicing into serving pieces.
5. Transfer to serving plate then top with toasted coconut or latik.

Longganisa Rice Omelet

Filipino Style Recipe: longganisa rice omelet or omelette is another easy yet delicious breakfast recipe. This is another variety of omelet dish that consists of beaten eggs, and leftover longganisa(Filipino sausage) mixed and cooked with carrots and rice. This is a complete meal that usually serve during breakfast.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 10-15 minutes
Good for 2 servings

Ingredients:
4 eggs, beaten
2-3 pieces longganisa(fried/leftover)
2 cups rice(leftover)
1 small carrot
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2-3 tablespoons soy sauce or liquid seasoning
1 tablespoon cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon chopped spring onions(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and spring onions together until frothy. Set aside.
2. Chop carrots and longganisa into small pieces. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute onions until soft.
2. Add carrots and longganisa then stir cook for 3 minutes.
3. Add rice, soy sauce, salt and pepper then continue stirring for another 2 minutes.
4. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, melt butter in a low heat then pour egg mixture.
2. Cook until slightly set then top rice mixture.
3. Continue cooking until bottom is fully set then gently fold omelet over.
4. Drain and paper towel then transfer into serving plate then serve.

Binallay

Filipino Style Recipe: Binallay is another popular Filipino delicacy from northern part of Luzon specially in Isabela Province. Like other suman we will use glutinous rice, but we grind the rice into flour and mix with water. Wrap the rice mixture in banana leaves and cook in a boiling water until done then serve with latik sauce.

Estimated time of preparation: 20 minutes(plus soaking and grinding time)
Estimated time of cooking: 1-2 hours

Ingredients:
4 cups glutinous rice(malagkit)
1/2 cup water
banana leaves, cleaned and cut into bigger sized(8×11 inch)
banana or cotton strings
coconut oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, place glutinous rice and water then soak for at least 3 hours. Drain.
2. Grind soaked rice into flour then mix with water until well blended.

Part 2
1. Singe the banana leaves into flames for a few seconds but do not burn. Let it cool then wipe with clean cloth.
2. Grease banana leaves with coconut oil then scoop 3 tablespoons of rice mixture, fold the leaf to wrap the rice mixture.
3. Grab 2 pieces of wrapped rice mixture then tie with folded sides together using a string.

Part 3
1. In a steamer, pour enough water then steam the wrapped rice mixture for 1 1/2 hours or until done.
2. Unwrap the binallay and transfer to serving plate. Serve with latik.

Patupat

Filipino Style Recipe: Patupat is another popular Filipino delicacy and pasalubong from northern part of Luzon. This delicacy is a ilocano version of suman. Like other suman the glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk and sugar then wrap in banana leaves and steamed until done.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes(plus soaking time)
Estimated time of cooking: 1 1/2 hours

Ingredients:
1 kilo glutinous rice(malagkit)
3 cups coconut milk
1 cup muscovado or molasses brown sugar
banana leaves, cleaned and cut into 6×12 inch
banana leaves, cut into strings or cotton strings

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, place glutinous rice and water then soak for at least 3 hours.

Part 2
1. In a wok, cooked glutinous rice in coconut milk and sugar in a low heat until done. Let it cool and set aside.
2. Singe each banana leaf into flames for a few seconds but do not burn. Let it cool then wipe with clean cloth.
3. Scoop a cup of cooked glutinous rice then wrap in banana leaf in a cone shape. Tie to secure using banana or cotton string.
4. Steam for 50 minutes then drain and let it cool before serving.