Baked Cream Dory

Filipino Style Recipe: Baked Cream Dory is a simple yet mouth-watering healthy dish. This recipe consists of cream dory marinated in herbs and lemon juice then baked in butter until tender.

Ingredients:
2 medium slabs creamy dory
3 tablespoons lemon/calamansi juice
1/2 teaspoon dried basil flakes
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano flakes
1/2 teaspoon paprika powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 tablespoon chopped celery leaves
1 celery stalk, sliced
3-4 pieces tomatoes, halves
2-3 pieces potatoes, quartered

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine paprika powder, basil, oregano, ginger powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

Part 2
1. Grease baking pan with butter then arrange cream dory.
2. Sprinkle fish with powdered mixture then garnish with celery leaves.
3. Pour lemon juice then marinate for 15 minutes.
4. Add tomatoes, potatoes and celery stalks on the side. Add some butter slices in between and on top of the fish.
5. Bake in a preheated oven over 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 20-30 minutes or until tender.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately with steamed rice.

Halabos na Hipon

Filipino Style Recipe: Halabos na Hipon (Buttered Garlic Shrimp) is a quick and simple shrimp dish cooked in butter, soda and garlic until cooked. This can be served together with steamed rice or pulutan(appetizer).

Estimated time of preparation: 3 minutes
estimated time of cooking: 3-5 minutes

Ingredients:
500 grams shrimp, cleaned and trimmed out the antenna and sharp pointed.
2 cups soda (sprite or 7-up)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon butter
salt and pepper to taste
chopped spring onion for garnishing

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large bowl, marinate shrimp in soda for 20 minutes.

Part 2
1. In a pan, melt butter then saute garlic until light brown.
2. Add shrimp then saute until color turns to orange.
3. Season with salt and pepper then simmer for a minute. (If the sauce is too much, remove the shrimp then simmer until the sauce evaporates).
4. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with spring onion. Serve immediately.

Stir Cooked Buttered Vegetables

Filipino Style Recipe: stir cooked buttered vegetables is another simple yet healthy dish and usually served as side dish. It is consists of different varieties of vegetables steamed then stir cooked with butter, salt and pepper.

Estimated time preparation and cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1 carrot, cut into strips
1 small-sized cabbage, cut into serving pieces
100 grams beansprouts
3 tablespoons unsalted butter or margarine
salt and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, boil water with salt then add carrots and cabbage for 3 minutes.
2. Drain and plunge into cold water for another 3 minutes. Drain well and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, melt butter then add bean sprouts, carrots and cabbage.
2. Seasoned with salt and pepper then stir cook a minute or until tender.
3. Transfer the steamed vegetables into serving bowl. Serve immediately.

Buttered Oyster Mushrooms

Filipino Style Recipe: buttered oyster mushrooms is an easy and quick yet delicious dish. The procedures is very simple, normally oyster mushrooms sauteed and cooked in butter and flour then season with soy sauce, salt and pepper.

Estimated time of preparation: 3 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 5 minutes
Good for 1-2 persons

Ingredients:
1 cup fresh oyster mushrooms, cleaned
2 teaspoons butter
3 gloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon soy sauce or Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon flour(dissolved in 1/2 cup water)
2 teaspoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
spring onion, chopped

Procedures:
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil then saute garlic.
2. Add oyster mushrooms then cook for 3 minutes.
3. Pour dissolved flour and soy sauce then season with salt and pepper.
4. Add butter then simmer until melted and thickens.
5. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with spring onion and serve immediately.

Buttered Vegetables

Filipino Style Recipe: buttered vegetables is another simple yet healthy dish and usually served as side dish. It is consists of different varieties of vegetables steamed then toss with butter, salt and pepper.

Estimated time preparation and cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
3 cups mixed vegetables(broccoli, carrots, snow peas, beans, cauliflower or any vegetables)
3 tablespoons butter, melted
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a steamer, steam vegetables for 3 minutes or until tender.
2. Transfer the steamed vegetables into serving bowl.
3. Add butter, salt and pepper then toss until well coated. Serve immediately.

Baked Buttered Tahong

Filipino Style Recipe: baked buttered tahong or halaan is another easy and simple seafood appetizer dish. Normally the tahong comes stir fried or boiled until shells open and discard the top cover. Top with butter, garlic and grated cheese then baked until melted.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20-25 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1 kilo large tahong(mussels) or halaan(clams)
1/2 cup butter, softened
5 gloves garlic, finely chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 thumb-sized, ginger, minced(optional)
1/2 cup chopped parsley(optional)
1/2 cup grated cheese(quick melt)(optional)

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

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine butter, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well.
2. Top each mussel meat with mixture and grated cheese then arrange on baking tray.
3. Bake over 250 Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.
4. Remove from the oven and transfer to a serving plate. Done.

Buttered Asparagus and Mushrooms

Filipino Style Recipe: buttered asparagus and mushrooms is another easy and low carbohydrates dish. Normally the asparagus and mushrooms stir fried in butter then season with salt and pepper.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 10-20 minutes
Good for 2-3 servings

Ingredients:
300 grams asparagus, cut into 1 inch
200 grams mushrooms, sliced
1/2 onion, sliced thinly
4 tablespoons butter
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, melt butter and saute onion.
2. Add mushroom and cook until start to brown.
3. Add asparagus and season with salt and pepper. Cook until tender and crisp.
4. Transfer to serving plate then serve.

Buttered Shrimp with Garlic

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Filipino Style Recipe: buttered shrimp with garlic recipe is a tasty Filipino dish, basically shrimp sauteed in butter with lots of garlic and the lemon soda gives the dish the sweet taste flavor. This is another mouth-watering dish that is truly enjoyed by most Filipinos.

Good for 4 persons.

Ingredients:
3/4 kilo shrimp
1/2 cup butter
12 medium cloves garlic, minced
1 can lemon soda
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
2 tablespoons chopped parsley, for garnish(optional)

Procedures
Part 1
1. In a bowl, marinade the shrimp in lemon soda for about 20 minutes.
Part 2
2. In a saucepan, melt the butter in a low heat.
3. Saute the garlic until the color turns light brown.
4. Add shrimp including the marinade sauce, cook until the liquid completely absorb.
5. Adjust seasoning with salt and ground pepper
6. Remove from heat and arrange the buttered shrimp on a serving platter.
7. Garnish with parsley, serve and enjoy!