Ginataang Hipon at Kalabasa


Ingredients:
500 grams shrimps
1/2 squash(kalabasa), peeled and cut into cubes
1 bundle string beans(sitaw), cut in 3 inches long.
1 tablespoon shrimp paste
1 can coconut milk
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 small onion, chopped
2 pieces green chili(siling haba)
cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients:
Part 1
1. In a saucepan, heat cooking oil and saute onion and garlic.
2. Add shrimps then stir cook for 2 minutes. Remove and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, add shrimp paste and coconut milk then bring to boil.
2. Add the squash then cook 15 minutes or until soft.
3. Put the sauteed shrimps back then add string beans, cook for 5 minutes.
4. Add green chili then season with salt and pepper according to taste. Add water if necessary.
5. Cook for 2-3 minutes then remove from heat. Serve and enjoy.

Soy Garlic Shrimps


Ingredients:
500 grams shrimps, head removed
1/4 cup soda
6 cloves garlic, pounded
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil

Procedures:
1. In a pan, Add shrimps and soda then simmer over low heat until fully absorb.
2. Add oil, soy sauce and garlic then toss until brown.
3. Transfer to serving plate then serve with cold beer.

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.

Seafood Three-Cheese Pasta

Filipino Style Recipe: Seafood Three-Cheese Pasta is a simple yet delicious seafood-pasta dish that is made of seafood cooked together with Three-Cheese pasta sauce and herbs. Toss together in pasta then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 4 persons

Ingredients:
250 grams spinach spaghetti or any pasta
200 grams shrimps, peeled and deveined
300 grams squid, cut into rings
1 pack Three-Cheese Pasta Sauce
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
2 pieces tomatoes, cut into cubed
1/8 cup pasta water
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
Parmesan cheese

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare pasta based on cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.
2. Reserve 1/8 cup pasta water. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, saute garlic, onion, ginger and tomatoes.
2. Add shrimp and squid then cook for 3 minutes.
3. Pour pasta water and Three-cheese pasta sauce.
4. Season with dried basil, salt and pepper then simmer until almost thickens.
5. Toss in pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve!

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.

Shrimp and Sausage Pasta

Filipino Style Recipe: Shrimp and Sausage Pasta is another simple yet delicious pasta dish that is made of sauteed shrimp, sausage, tomatoes and herbs then toss together in pasta drizzle with olive oil.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 4-5 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams linguine or spaghetti pasta
250 grams shrimp, peeled and deveined
150 grams Chinese sausage, cut into thin slices diagonally
3 tomatoes, chopped
1 head garlic, minced
1 onion, minced
1/2 tablespoon ginger powder
1/4 cup coriander or parsley
a dash of chili flakes
4 tablespoons olive oil
fish sauce and pepper

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare pasta based on cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.
2. Reserve 1/8 cup pasta water. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil then stir cook sausage until browned.
2. Add shrimp and cook until color turns to pink. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 3.
1. In a same pan, saute garlic, onion and tomatoes until softened.
2. Add chili flakes, shrimp, sausage, ginger powder, coriander, fish sauce and pepper to taste.
3. Add pasta, pasta water and olive oil then toss to coat evenly.
4. Transfer to serving plate, top garnish with remaining coriander. Serve.

Spiral Aglio Olio

Filipino Style Recipe: Spiral aglio olio or fusilli pasta in garlic and oil is a traditional Italian dish and become popular to Filipino cuisine. This dish is consists of garlic sauteed in olive oil then toss in fusilli pasta. We add chili flakes, clams and basil to add more flavor to our dish. Aglio olio is usually serve as meryenda(mid-afternoon snack) or in any special occasion.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 10-12 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
400 grams fusilli or spiral pasta
1/4 cup olive oil
8 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
750 grams clams or shrimps(peeled and deveined)
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes(optional)
1/4 cup white wine
10 leaves basil, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
grated Parmesan cheese

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare pasta based on cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil then saute garlic, chili flakes until light brown.
2. Add clams and cover and cook until shells open then season with salt and pepper. Add water if necessary.
3. Add white wine and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until sauce reduce in half.
4. Add remaining olive oil, pasta and basil then toss until coat evenly.
5. Transfer to serving plate, top with grated cheese and garnish with basil leaves. Serve.

Crispy Fried Shrimps

Filipino Style Recipe: Crispy fried shrimps is a simple and easy shrimp dish that consists of medium shrimps coated in batter and seasoned flour then deep fried until brown. This can be served as appetizer or pulutan together with spicy vinegar.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 10 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
500 medium shrimp, cleaned
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cups flour
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon paprika
salt and pepper to taste
cooking oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine egg, milk, 1/2 cup flour and butter then mix well. Set aside.
2. In another bowl, combine remaining flour, paprika and salt and pepper then mix well. Set aside.

Part 2
1. Dip shrimp into batter then hold it up to drain well.
2. Roll into seasoned flour then shake off to remove excess flour.

Part 3
1. In a deep pan, heat oil then deep fry shrimps until light brown.
2. Drain on paper towels then serve with spicy vinegar.

Pasta Negra

Filipino Style Recipe: Pasta negra or ink pasta is another seafood-pasta dish that commonly served in restaurant. This dish is made of spaghetti pasta, squid and ink sac cooked and toss together until blend. Sometimes we add chili flakes, clams, shrimps and basil.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 10-12 minutes
Good for 4-5 persons

Ingredients:
400 grams spaghetti pasta
500 grams fresh squid, cleaned and cut into rings then reserve ink sac
8 cloves garlic, minced
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
1 tablespoon cornstarch(dissolved in 1 tablespoon water)
salt and pepper to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
3 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup parsley, chopped(optional)
2 tablespoons soy sauce(optional)
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes(optional)
mussels and shrimps, cooked(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare pasta based on cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.
2. In a bowl, add squid, vinegar and salt then set aside.

Part 2
1. In a large pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil then saute garlic, grated ginger and chili flakes.
2. Add squid, ink sac, soy sauce and cornstarch then simmer for 5 minutes.
3. Add mussels, shrimps and parsley then adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Add spaghetti and half of cheese then toss.
5. Transfer to serving plate then arrange seafood and top with parsley.
6. Sprinkle with remaining grated cheese and serve immediately.

Spaghetti Aglio Olio

Filipino Style Recipe: Spaghetti aglio olio or spaghetti pasta with garlic and oil is a traditional Italian dish. This dish is made of sauteed garlic in olive oil then toss in spaghetti pasta. Sometimes we add chili flakes, clams and basil to contribute an extra-ordinary taste. Aglio olio is usually serve as meryenda(mid-afternoon snack) or in any special occasion.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 6-8 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
400 grams spaghetti pasta
1/4 cup olive oil
8 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
750 grams clams or shrimps(peeled and deveined)
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes(optional)
1/4 cup white wine
10 leaves basil, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
grated Parmesan cheese

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare pasta based on cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil then saute garlic, chili flakes until light brown.
2. Add clams and cover and cook until shells open then season with salt and pepper.
3. Add white wine and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until sauce reduce in half.
4. Add remaining olive oil, pasta and basil then toss until coat evenly.
5. Transfer to serving plate, top with grated cheese and garnish with basil leaves. Serve.