Sweet Chili Crabs


Ingredients:
500 grams mud crabs, rinse
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
5 cloves garlic, chopped
3-4 fresh red chili(labuyo), chopped
1 raw egg, beaten
salt and pepper to taste
2 teaspoons chopped spring onions

Sauce:
1 cup water
4 tablespoon tomato ketchup
2 tablepoons sugar
1 teaspoon sweet chili sauce
1 teaspoon cornflour

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine sauce ingredients then stir until well blended.

Part 2
1. In a wok, heat oil then saute garlic and chili.
2. Add crabs then stir fry until shells color turns to red.
3. Add sauce then toss. Cover and simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Add beaten egg and stir. Squeeze lime juice then add seasoning according to taste. Simmer for another 2 minutes or until almost thickens.
5. Transfer into serving plate then sprinkle with chopped spring onions.

Sweet Chili Shrimps


Ingredients:
1 kilo grams large shrimps, discard the legs
3 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
2 tablespoons ketchup
1/4 cup soda
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 thumb sized ginger, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
1 teaspoon garlic flakes
1 stalk green onion, chopped for garnishing

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine, sweet chili sauce, ketchup and soda then mix well. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic and ginger.
2. Add shrimps and stir cook for a minute until color turns to pink.
3. Remove shrimps from the pan and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, pour sauce and simmer until starts to thickens. Keep stirring.
2. Put back the shrimps and toss until evenly coated.
3. Add chili flakes and garlic flakes then adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Transfer into serving plate then garnish green onions.
5. Serve immediately with steamed rice.

Garlic Smoky Longganisa


Ingredients:
1 kilo ground pork (30% fat)
2 heads garlic, finely chopped
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup native vinegar
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon grind black pepper
sausage casing or wax paper for skinless

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a mixing bowl, put all ingredients except casing then mix well until fully combined. Refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight.

Part 2
1. Tie one end of sausage casing with a cooking twine.
2. Using a funnel, fill the sausage casing with meat mixture.
3. Once filled, tie the other end to enclose.
4. To form a link of sausage, tie around it every 3-4 inches interval.
5. Place the sausage in a container then refrigerate for at least 2 days.

Part 3
1. To cook, using a toothpick, prick a two holes on each sausage.
2. Place in a pot, then add 1 cup water.
3. Cook in medium heat for 10 minutes or until water evaporates.
4. Add a little oil if necessary then stir-fry until golden browned.
5. Transfer to serving plate and service with fried rice.

Boneless Bangus Teriyaki


Ingredients:
8 slices boneless bangus(milkfish)
salt to taste
1/2 cup flour
cooking oil for frying
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
spring onions, chopped

Teriyaki Sauce:
1/4 soy sauce
1/3 cup sugar
3 gloves garlic, minced
1 cup water
1 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in 1/4 cup water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Season fish with salt, dredge into flour then shake off to remove excess flour.
2. In a pan, heat cooking oil then fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towel and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, combine teriyaki sauce ingredients then mix until blended.
2. Cook in a low heat then add dissolve cornstarch. Keep stirring until sauce thickens.

Part 3.
1.In a serving plate, arrange the fish then pour teriyaki sauce over the fish. Garnish with bell pepper and spring onions.
2. Serve immediately then steamed rice.

Asian Chicken Wings


Ingredients:
3/4 kilo chicken wings, cut into sections
4 tablespoons chili garlic sauce
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons vinegar
4 teaspoons sesame oil
1/2 cup brown sugar
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
a pinch of black pepper
4 teaspoons cornstarch
sesame seeds
spring onion, chopped

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
2. In a bowl, combine, chili garlic sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, brown sugar, and garlic.
3. Season chicken wings with salt, pour half of the sauce then toss until well-coated.

Part 2
1. In a baking pan, spread chicken wings in a single layer.
2. Bake chicken wings for 20 minutes, then flip each wings and bake for another 30 minutes.

Part 3
1. In a microwave-safe bowl, pour remaining sauce then add cornstarch, mix well.
2. Microwave for 20 seconds or until becomes thick.
3. Toss chicken wings into the sauce then transfer into serving bowl.
4. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and spring onions. Serve immediately.

Vigan Longganisa


Ingredients:
1 kilo ground pork (30% fat)
1/4 teaspoon salitre
2 heads garlic, crushed
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
sausage casing or wax paper for skinless

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a mixing bowl, put all ingredients except casing then mix well until fully combined. Refrigerate for at least an hour.

Part 2
1. Tie one end of sausage casing with a cooking twine.
2. Using a funnel, fill the sausage casing with meat mixture.
3. Once filled, tie the other end to enclose.
4. To form a link of sausage, tie around it every 3-4 inches interval.
5. Place the sausage in a container then refrigerate for at least 2 days.

Part 3
1. To cook, using a toothpick, prick a two holes on each sausage.
2. Place in a pot, then add 1 cup water.
3. Cook in medium heat for 10 minutes or until water evaporates.
4. Add a little oil if necessary then stir-fry until caramelized browned.
5. Transfer to serving plate and service with fried rice.

Saucy Beef Broccoli


Ingredients:
1 kilo sirloin or flank beef, sliced thinly into strips
1 medium size broccoli, cut into serving pieces
1 medium sized onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 small ginger, chopped
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup oyster sauce
1 tablespoon lemon or calamansi juice
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 teaspoon ground pepper
3 tablespoon cooking oil
1 tablespoon cornstarch(dissolved in 1 cup water)
sugar and salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine beef, soy sauce, lemon juice, cornstarch, salt, ground pepper, sesame oil and marinate for 15 minutes.

Part 2
2. Cook broccoli in a boiling water for 1 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water.

Part 3
1. In a sauce pan, heat cooking oil and stir fry beef until color change to brown and start to sizzle. Set aside.
2. In the same pan, saute garlic, onion and ginger.
3. Add in beef and pour dissolved cornstarch, sugar and oyster sauce. Stir cook for another 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.
4. Adjust seasoning according to taste then add in broccoli and mix well.
5. Remove from heat then served with steamed rice.

Notes:
1. To slice beef very thin, freeze it and slice before it is completely thawed.

Spicy Ginataang Suso


Ingredients:
1 kilo snails(kuhol or suso)
2 cups coconut milk
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, sliced
1 thumb-sized ginger, cut into strips
3 pieces green chilli(siling haba)
7 pieces red chili(labuyo)
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. To clean the snails, place the snails in a bowl with water and salt. set aside for a few hours.
2. Rub the shells in water to remove the residues and crack a small opening on the end of the snail.

Part 2
1. In a casserole, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and ginger.
2. Pour coconut milk then add green and red chili, bring to boil over medium heat.
3. Add in the snails, then season with salt and pepper. Simmer until becomes thick and oily.
4. Remove from heat then serve immediately. Enjoy!

Notes:
1. In taking out the snail’s content from the shell, you can use a fork or a toothpick.

Chicken Wings Teriyaki


Ingredients:
8-10 pieces chicken wings, separate drumette from wing
2 cups flour
salt and ground pepper to taste
cooking oil for frying
1 teaspoon unsalted butter
3 cloves garlic, pounded

Teriyaki Sauce:
4 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper.
2. Toss chicken then shake off excess.
3. In a frying pan, heat oil then fry chicken wings until golden brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, melt butter then saute garlic.
2. Pour teriyaki mixture then stir and simmer until well combined.
3. Add chicken wings then toss until well coated.
4. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

Kimchi Rice


Ingredients:
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 pieces skinless longanisa/sausage, cut into small pieces
3 tablespoons kimchi, slices into smaller pieces
2 cups cooked rice
1 tablespoons chili paste (gochujang)

Procedures:
1. Heat oil in a pan then saute garlic until fragrant.
2. Add sausage and then stir cook for 3 minutes.
3. Add rice, kimchi, and gochujang. Mix and cook for 5 minutes or until well blended.
4. Transfer to serving bowl, then serve immediately with other dishes.