Stir Fry Shrimp and Vegetables


Ingredients:
300 grams shrimps, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms, drained
50 grams snow peas (sitsaro)
100 grams young corn, halves
1 red bellpepper, cut into strips
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, quartered
1 thumb sized ginger, julienned
1 tablespoon cornstarch (dissolved in 1/2 cup water)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon butter
salt and pepper to taste
dried chili flakes (optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, melt butter then add shrimp.
2. Season with salt and pepper then cook until starts to turn pink. Remove and set aside.

Part 2.
1. In a same pan, add oil if needed then saute ginger, garlic, and onion.
2. Add mushrooms then stir cook for a minute.
3. Add bell pepper, young corn, and snow peas then stir fry for 3 minutes.
4. Pour dissolved cornstarch then simmer until the sauce thickens.
5. Put back shrimps, chili flakes, salt and pepper according to taste then cook for another minute.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately.

Stir Fry Beef and Mushroom with Asian Sauce

Ingredients:
500 grams beef sirloin, slice thinly into serving pieces
1 cup sliced mushroom
15 pieces snow peas
1 onion, chopped
salt to taste
3/4 tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved in 4 tablespoons water

Asian Sauce:
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

Procedures:
1.In a pan, heat oil and beef then stir fry over high heat for 3 minutes or until light brown.
2. Add onion and mushroom then cook until beef is almost tender.
3. Add snow peas and Asian sauce then stir cook for a minute.
4. Add beef broth then simmer for another minute. Season according to taste.
5. Add dissolved cornstarch then cook the sauce thickens.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately with steamed rice.

Stir Fry Squid in Oyster Sauce

Ingredients:
500 grams squid, cut into serving pieces
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon calamansi juice
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1 thumb sized ginger, grated
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
chopped spring onion for garnishing

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Marinate squid with soy sauce, calamansi juice and white pepper for 15 minutes. Drain.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then sauce ginger, garlic and onion.
2. Add squid then stir cook until almost dry over high heat.
3. Add oyster sauce then stir until well coated.
4. Add some onion leaves then serve on a plate.

Stir Fry Shrimp in Tomato Sauce

Filipino Style Recipe: Stir Fry Shrimp in Tomato Sauce is a simple yet mouth-watering seafood dish. The dish is consist of shrimp stir fry then cooked in tomato sauce.

Ingredients:
500 grams shrimp, head removed
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tomato, chopped
1 cup tomato sauce
1/2 cup broth
1/2 teaspoon sugar
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a sauce pan, heat olive oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add shrimp then cook until bright pink. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, add tomato then cook until soft.
2. Add tomato sauce and broth then simmer until reduced.
3. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
4. Add shrimp then cook for another minute.
5. Transfer to serving plate then serve with steamed rice.

Stir Fry Tofu, Asparagus and Mushroom

Filipino Style Recipe: Stir Fry Tofu, Asparagus and Mushroom is another easy and simple to prepare yet a healthy dish. It is a meatless dish that consists of tofu, asparagus, and mushroom stir fry in cornstarch mixture until thickens. This kind of dish is ideal for those on diet and vegetarian.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 10 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
250 grams firm tofu, cut into cubes
10 pieces asparagus, cut into 1 inch
115 grams Shiitake mushroom, cut into serving pieces
1 cup cornstarch
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons sesame oil
salt and pepper to taste
vegetable oil for frying
toasted sesame oil (optional)

Cornstarch Sauce:
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons oyster sauce
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon vinegar

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine, cornstarch, sesame oil, oyster sauce, soy sauce and vinegar. Mix until well combined. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine cornstarch, salt and ground pepper then mix well.
2. Dredge tofu into cornstarch mixture to coat all sides. Shake off to remove excess cornstarch.
3. In a pan, heat vegetable oil then fry tofu for 3-5 minutes or until light brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a pan, heat sesame oil then saute garlic and onion. Remove from the pan and set aside.
2. In a same pan, stir cook mushroom and asparagus for 3 minutes or until almost tender.
3. Put back fried tofu, garlic and onion then add cornstarch sauce. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Stir cook until almost thickens. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds. 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.

Stir Fry Asparagus with Ham and Mushrooms

Filipino Style Recipe: Stir Fry asparagus with ham and mushrooms is another simple yet delicious dish. This is consists of asparagus, ham and mushrooms stir fried and cooked in beef stock together with delicious spices.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20-25 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1 bunch asparagus, cut into 2 inch
8 ounces button mushrooms, sliced
2 ounces sliced ham
1/2 tablespoon cornstarch (dissolved in 1/4 cup water)
1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
1 cup beef stock
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil (optional)

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add ham and mushrooms then stir fry until light brown.
3. Add asparagus and beef stock then season with sugar, salt and pepper.
4. Add dissolved cornstarch and sesame oil.
5. Continue cooking until slightly thicken. Serve immediately.

Caramelized Beef with Spinach

Filipino Style Recipe: Caramelized Beef with Spinach is simple yet delicious and mouth-watering beef dish. The beef marinated then cooked and simmered together until caramelized and thicken. This is usually served together with steamed spinach.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 10 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo beef, cut into serving pieces
120 grams pineapple(chunks or tidbits), reserve juice
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder(optional)
salt and ground pepper to taste
a bunch of spinach, steamed

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine, soy sauce, oyster sauce, pineapple juice, brown sugar, sesame oil, garlic powder, ginger powder, cayenne pepper and ground pepper then mix well.
2. Add beef then marinate for 2 hours or overnight inside the fridge. Drain and reserve the marinade.

Part 2
1. In pan, pour marinade then simmer over medium heat until reduce in half.
2. Add beef then stir cook for 5 minutes or until caramelize and thicken.
3. Adjust seasoning according to taste. Add pineapple then cook for another minute.
4. Transfer to serving plate together with steamed spinach. Serve immediately.

Stir Fry Chicken

Filipino Style Recipe: Stir fry chicken is another easy and simple way of cooking chicken. Chicken meat was marinated then stir fried together with marinade and vegetables until tender.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 8-10 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams chicken fillets, cut into serving pieces
100 grams snow peas, trimmed
1 red bell pepper, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
3 tablespoons canola oil
a dash of dried chili flakes(optional)

Marinade:
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup oyster sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper(optional)
1/4 teaspoon dried basil(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine chicken and marinade then stir together.Set aside for 15 minutes.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, heat cooking oil and saute garlic and onion.
2. Add bell peppers then saute for a minute.
3. Add snow peas then continue sauteing for another minute.
4. Transfer to bowl and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, add oil then add marinated chicken and marinade.
2. Stir fry for 2 minutes then put back then vegetables.
3. Cook for another minute then transfer to serving plate.
4. Serve immediately with steamed rice.

Chicken Asparagus

Filipino Style Recipe: chicken asparagus is another healthy and delicious chicken dish. Normally the chicken marinated and cooked in marinade, oyster sauce and broth together with asparagus until tender.

Estimated time of preparation: 12 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 20-25 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams chicken fillet, cut into serving pieces
1 bunch medium-sized fresh asparagus
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1/4 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste

Marinade:
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup oyster sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine chicken and marinade then stir together. Set aside for 30 minutes.
2. Cut asparagus into 2-3 inches then separate the asparagus spears. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add marinated chicken and stir cook until light brown.
3. Add chicken broth then simmer for 10 minutes or until chicken is tender.
4. Add oyster sauce then season with salt and pepper according to taste.
5. Add asparagus stalk and simmer for a minute.
6. Add asparagus spears and simmer for another minute.
7. Remove from heat then transfer to serving plate. Serve immediately.