Sauteed Shrimps and Tomatoes


Ingredients:
1/4 kilo shrimps
4 pieces tomatoes, minced
6 pieces string beans, cut into 1/4 inches
1 head medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 piece chili, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
vegetable oil for sauteing

Procedures:
1. Clean the shrimp and remove head.
2. In a pan over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in vegetable oil until fragrant. Add tomatoes and water and cook until soft around 5-10 minutes.
3. Add beans and chili and simmer for additional 5 minutes.
4. Once the beans are cooked, season with salt and pepper. Add the the shrimps and cook until color turns to orange.

Ginisang Black Eyed Beans


Ingredients:
1 cup black eyed beans
250 grams pork belly, sliced
5 cups water
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 bunch ampalaya leaves or malunggay leaves
1 pork cube
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup pork rind(chicharon), crushed

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Soak beans in water for 1-2 hours or overnight before boiling.
2. In a pot, boil water and add beans, simmer for 30 to 45 minutes or until beans is cooked.

Part 2
1. In a saucepan, cook pork until color turns to light brown and start to render oil.
2. Add garlic, onions and tomatoes, saute until it’s cooked.
3. Pour in boiled beans, broth and pork cube. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Bring to boil and simmer until slightly thick.
5. Add ampalaya leaves and pork rind. Cover and remove from heat. Serve.

Szechuan String Beans and Ground Pork


Ingredients:
1 bunch string beans(sitaw), cut into 2-inch lengths and ends discarded
1/4 kilo ground pork
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, sliced
salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Szechuan Mixture:
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vinegar
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Procedures:
1. In a box, combine szechuan mixture then stir until well blended. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then stir fry string beans for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove and set aside.
2. In a same pan, saute garlic and onion until translucent.
3. Add ground pork then cook for 2 minutes.
4. Put back string beans then pour szechuan mixture. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Simmer for 3 minutes or until almost reduced and thickened.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve hot immediately.

Pork Adobo with Sweet Pea Beans

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork Adobo with Sweet Pea Beans is another variety of Filipino pork adobo, we just add sweet pea beans (sitsaro) which gives a contrast color and crunchy texture.

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pork, cut in serving pieces
150 grams sweet pea beans, trimmed
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
6 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
2-3 pieces bay leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
salt to taste
1 cup water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine pork, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns and soy sauce. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. Simmer in a low heat for 40 minutes or until pork is tender. Add more water if necessary.
2. Pour vinegar and simmer for another 10 minutes then season with salt and sugar according to taste.
3. Simmer until the sauce thickens then add sweet pea beans.
4. cook for another 3 minutes then remove from heat.
5. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

Pork and Beans with Alugbati

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork and beans with alugbati is high protein dish that consists of beans boiled until tender then cooked along with pork, tomato sauce, other ingredients and alugbati.

Ingredients:
1/4 kilo white beans(bitsuelas)
1/2 kilo pork, cut into small pieces
4 gloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 onion, chopped
3 pieces tomatoes, discard seeds and diced
1 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup tomato ketchup(optional)
1 liter water
sugar, salt and pepper to taste
a bunch of alugbati(basella)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, soak beans in water overnight. Wash on running water then drain. Set aside.
2. In a pot, boil water then cook beans for an hour or until tender. Add water if necessary then set aside.

Part 2
1. In another pot, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and tomatoes.
2. Add pork and cook until light brown and tender.
3. Add boiled beans, tomato sauce, ketchup, sugar, salt and pepper according to taste.
4. Simmer until well blended and thicken. Add water if necessary.
5. Add alugbati then simmer for another 3 minutes. Remove from heat then serve with steamed rice.

Porkchop Salisbury

Filipino Style Recipe: Porkchop Salisbury is another variety of popular Salisbury dish from United States. The dish is consist of marinated fried porkchop cooked in Salisbury sauce. This is commonly serve as main dish together with steamed rice and vegetable.

Ingredients:
4 pieces pork chops(thick-cut), skin removed
2 white onions, sliced in rings
1/4 cup cooking oil
1 tablespoon butter

Marinade:
3 tablespoons calamansi or lemon juice
1/4 cup soy sauce
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon sugar
salt and pepper to taste

Gravy Sauce:
1 large white onion, slice into rings
2 cups beef stock
1 teaspoon flour
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Pound the meat with a meat pounder then marinate in calamansi, soy sauce, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper for at least 3 hours or overnight inside the fridge.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then melt butter over medium heat. Lightly fry the onion rings for a few seconds then drain and set aside.

Part 3.
1. In the same pan, heat oil then fry marinated pork chops for 5-8 minutes each side. Drain and set aside.

Part 4
1. In a sauce pan, pour soy sauce and beef stock then bring to boil.
2. Add flour then stir constantly until the sauce becomes thick.
3. Add butter, sugar and ground pepper then stir until well blended.
4. Add pork chops and onion then simmer for another minute.
5. Transfer to serving plate then serve with steamed beans.

Sichuan Stir-Fried Chinese Long Beans

Filipino Style Recipe: Stir-fried Chinese long beans is another simple and quick recipe. It is consist of Chinese beans and ground meat cooked together in soy sauce, Sichuan peppercorns, and spices.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20-25 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
300 grams Chinese beans, trimmed and cut into serving pieces
200 grams ground pork
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 white onion, chopped
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes
4 tablespoons vegetable or peanut oil
1/2 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed
fish sauce or salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add ground pork, fish sauce then stir cook until light brown. Remove and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, add beans then stir-fry for 5 minutes or until outsides begins to blister and wilted. Add oil if needed.
2. Return the ground meat then add soy sauce, chili flakes and Sichuan peppers.
3. Adjust seasoning with fish sauce then simmer for another minute.
4. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately.

Stir Fry French Beans and Shrimps

Filipino Style Recipe: Stir Fry French Beans and Shrimps is another simple yet delicious and mouth-watering dish. It is consist of french beans and shrimps cooked together in soy sauce, oyster sauce and delicious spices. The sauce should be naturally thick and oily but this is very delicious.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
250 grams french beans, trimmed
300 grams shrimps, peeled and deveined
1 red bell pepper, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, julienned
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
fish sauce, salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute ginger, garlic, onion and red bell pepper.
2. Add shrimps then stir cook until colors turns to pink. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, add oil if needed then add french beans then stir cook for a minute.
2. Add soy sauce, oyster sauce and sugar then continue cooking for another 3 minutes.
3. Add sauteed shrimps, chili flakes, salt and pepper according to taste then cook for another minute.
4. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately.

Nilagang Buto-buto ng Baka

Filipino Style Recipe: nilagang buto-buto ng baka is an easy yet delicious Filipino soup dish. This soup dish is so simple to prepare but time consuming. The beef simmered for an hour until tender then cooked with corn cob, potatoes, carrots and other veggies. This is so popular and can be served anytime or the best during rainy season.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 60-80 minutes
Good for 3-5 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams beef ribs, cut into serving pieces
7 cups water(add more if necessary)
1 onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon peppercorn
2 potatoes, quartered
1 bundle bok choy(pechay)
1/2 small cabbage leaves(repolyo), cut into serving pieces
fish sauce or salt to taste
1 piece beef bouillon cube(optional)
1 carrots, cut into serving pieces(optional)
1/2 bundle green beans, trimmed and cut into 3-4inch(optional)
1 Japanese corn cob, cut into serving pieces

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large casserole, place the beef and add water. Set over medium heat and bring to a boil and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours or until meat is tender. (Remove the scum as it rises.)
2. Add more water if necessary. Pressure cooker only takes 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. Add onion, peppercorn, beef bouillon cube and sprinkle some salt.
2. Add corn, potatoes, and carrots then continue cooking until cooked.
3. Add the green beans then simmer for 3-5 minutes. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Add cabbage and pechay then simmer for another minute.
5. Transfer to serving bowl then serve hot with steamed rice. Enjoy

Sauteed Beans and Corned Beef

Filipino Style Recipe: sauteed beans and corned beef is an easy, simple and affordable Filipino dish. It consists of corned beef and green beans cooked and simmered in oyster sauce. I also added soy sauce and dried chili flakes to add more flavor and spicy taste.

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

Ingredients:
250 grams green beans, cut into 2 inch diagonally
1 small can corned beef
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1/8 teaspoon dried chili flakes
4 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons fish sauce
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a saucepan, heat oil then saute garlic and onion until soft.
2. Add corned beef then continue sauteing until slightly toasted.
3. Add beans then pour water and simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Add oyster sauce, soy sauce and chili flakes then simmer for another 2 minutes.
5. Adjust seasoning according to taste then transfer to serving plate. Serve with steamed rice.