Mango Salad

Filipino Style Recipe: mango salad is another type of salad made of unripe green mangoes, tomatoes, onion and cilantro then dressed with fish sauce and lime juice. Mango salad is a simple and easy to prepare that is commonly serve as appetizer or side dish specially during summer season.

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

2 pieces unripe green mangoes, peeled and cut into strips
2 tomatoes, deseeded and chopped
2 red onions, chopped
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
2 teaspoon toasted peanut, chopped(optional)
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped(optional)
a dash of dried chili flakes(optional)
1 teaspoon cumin ground(optional)

Salad Dressing:
2 tablespoons fresh lime or calamansi juice
3 tablespoons fermented fish sauce
2 tablespoons honey(dissolved in 2 tablespoons water)

1. In a bowl, combine salad dressing until well blended. Set aside.
2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients then pour salad dressing. Toss to combine then serve.

Green Chicken Curry

Filipino Style Recipe: green chicken curry is popular in Thai cuisines. This is similar to traditional chicken curry but we used Thai green curry in this recipe. Usually the chicken cooked in a blend of Thai green curry and coconut milk then season with fish sauce, lime juice and sugar.

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

500 grams chicken fillets, cut into serving pieces
2 tablespoons Thai green curry paste
1 1/2 cup coconut milk
1 onion, chopped
2 lime leaves
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

2 bell peppers(green and red), strips(optional)
1 carrot, cubed(optional)
1 cup broccoli flower(optional)

Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil and saute onion.
2. Add curry paste and cook for 2 minutes. Stir constantly.
3. Pour coconut milk and bring to boil. Add water if needed.
4. Add chicken and vegetables, simmer uncovered for 20 minutes or until tender.
5. Season with fish sauce, lime juice and brown sugar. Stir to combine.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve.