Oysters in Adobo Sauce


Ingredients:
500 grams fresh oysters(talaba), cleaned and drained
3 tablespoons canola oil
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
12 pieces peppercorns
1/4 cup light soy sauce
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup water
1 green chili(siling haba), sliced
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and peppercorns.
2. Add oysters and vinegar then cook until almost dry and brownish.
3. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, pour soy sauce and water then bring to boil.
2. Add green chili and simmer until liquid is reduced.
3. Put back the oysters then adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Simmer for a minute then turn off the heat. Serve with steamed rice.

Pork Adobo with Sweet Pea Beans

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork Adobo with Sweet Pea Beans is another variety of Filipino pork adobo, we just add sweet pea beans (sitsaro) which gives a contrast color and crunchy texture.

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pork, cut in serving pieces
150 grams sweet pea beans, trimmed
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
6 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
2-3 pieces bay leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
salt to taste
1 cup water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine pork, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns and soy sauce. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. Simmer in a low heat for 40 minutes or until pork is tender. Add more water if necessary.
2. Pour vinegar and simmer for another 10 minutes then season with salt and sugar according to taste.
3. Simmer until the sauce thickens then add sweet pea beans.
4. cook for another 3 minutes then remove from heat.
5. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

Pork Adobo with Kangkong

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork Adobo with Kangkong is another variety of Filipino pork adobo, we just add water spinach (kangkong) which gives a contrast color and crunchy texture.

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pork, cut in serving pieces
a bunch of kangkong (water spinach), cut into serving pieces
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
6 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
2-3 pieces bay leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
salt to taste
1 cup water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine pork, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns and soy sauce. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. Simmer in a low heat for 40 minutes or until pork is tender. Add more water if necessary.
2. Pour vinegar and simmer for another 10 minutes then season with salt and sugar according to taste.
3. Simmer until the sauce thickens then add kangkong.
4. Wait for another minute then remove from heat.
5. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

Adobong Talong at Baboy

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong talong at baboy or pork and eggplant adobo is another variety of Filipino adobo. The procedures is simple, we fried eggplant until brown and marinate pork then cooked and simmered soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, salt and sugar until tender.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pork, cut into serving pieces
2 pieces eggplants (talong), cut into serving pieces
1/3 cup vinegar
salt to taste
cooking oil for frying
3 tablespoons oyster sauce

Marinade:
1/2 cup soy sauce
3 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
1 tablespoon sugar

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine pork, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, sugar and soy sauce. Marinate for 30 minutes.
2. In a pan, heat oil then fry eggplant until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
3. In a same pan, fry marinated pork until brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pot, Add pork, marinade, oyster sauce and water then simmer until tender. Add water if necessary.
2. Pour vinegar and simmer for 5 minutes then adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Add fried eggplant then stir cook for 2 minutes or until sauce is reduce.
4. Remove from heat then transfer to serving plate. Serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!

Adobong Puti

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong puti or white adobo is another variety of Filipino adobo. The traditional adobo is made of pork or chicken meat cooked in a blend of soy sauce and vinegar together with spices. This version of adobo does not contain soy sauce instead we used salt or other seasoning to adjust the taste. Fry the meat until light brown then cook together with the sauce until tender.

Estimated time of preparation: 8-10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 30 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams pork belly or liempo, cut into serving pieces
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 cup water
10 cloves garlic, pounded
12 pieces peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves
salt to taste
3 tablespoons cooking oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, arrange pork then add garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, salt, vinegar and water.
2. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes or until pork is tender. Add more water if necessary.
3. Remove the pork from the sauce and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry pork until light brown.
2. Put back the meat to the sauce then simmer until reduced in half.
3. Adjust seasoning according to taste then simmer for 2 minutes.
4. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl. Serve immediately with steamed rice.

Paksiw na Dilis

Filipino Style Recipe: Paksiw na dilis or anchovies is another quick and easy fish dish by Filipinos. The procedure is similar to other paksiw. Normally the fish and vegetables cook in a blend of vinegar and some spices like garlic, onion and ginger then cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until done.

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

Ingredients:
500 grams anchovies(dilis), cleaned and discard heads
6 cloves garlic, pounded
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, sliced and pounded
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste
3 green chili(siling haba), sliced

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, arrange dilis, garlic, onion, ginger, salt and black pepper.
2. Pour water, vinegar, cooking oil and green chili.
3. Cover and simmer in a medium heat for 10 minutes or until almost dry and done.
4. Remove from heat and Serve.

Note:
1. You may also add vegetables like eggplants, okra or bitter gourd(ampalaya).

Adobong Talaba

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong talaba or oysters adobo is another variety of Filipino adobo consists of oysters cooked in adobo sauce made of soy sauce and vinegar. Oysters is an aphrodisiac food and a good source of energy for lactating mothers. This kind of dish is so simple yet delicious and commonly served as appetizer or pulutan.

Estimated time of preparation: 8 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams fresh oysters(talaba), cleaned and drained
3 tablespoons canola oil
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
12 pieces peppercorns
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup water
1 green chili(siling haba), sliced
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and peppercorns.
2. Add oysters and vinegar then cook until almost dry and brownish.
3. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, add soy sauce and water then bring to boil.
2. Add green chili and simmer until liquid is reduced.
3. Put back the oysters then adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Simmer for a minute then turn off the heat. Serve with steamed rice.

Adobong Tokwa’t Baboy

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong tokwa’t baboy or pork and tofu adobo is another variety of Filipino adobo. This dish is similar to usual tokwa’t baboy and pork adobo which we used firm tofu as meat extender . The procedures is simple, we fried tofu until brown and marinate pork then cooked and simmered soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, salt and sugar until tender.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pork, cut into serving pieces
340 grams tokwa(firm tofu), cut into cubes
1/3 cup vinegar
salt to taste
cooking oil for frying
3 tablespoons oyster sauce

Marinade:
1/2 cup soy sauce
3 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
1 tablespoon sugar

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine pork, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, sugar and soy sauce. Marinate for 30 minutes.
2. In a pan, heat oil then fry tokwa until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
3. In a same pan, fry marinated pork until brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pot, Add pork, marinade, oyster sauce and water then simmer until tender. Add water if necessary.
2. Pour vinegar and simmer for 5 minutes then adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Add fried tokwa then stir cook for 2 minutes or until sauce is reduce.
4. Remove from heat then transfer to serving plate. Serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!

Paksiw na Hito

Filipino Style Recipe: Paksiw na hito is another quick and easy fish dish by Filipinos. This is another variety of paksiw which has a sour and salty taste. Usually the the fish and vegetables were cooked in vinegar, soda or water and some spices. I stewed catfish in soda to produce a sweet and sour taste to our dish.

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

Ingredients:
2 pieces large-sized catfish
6 gloves garlic, pounded
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, sliced and pounded
1/2 cup vinegar
1 cup soda(sprite or lemonade) or water
2 eggplants or 5 okra, sliced into serving pieces
3 green chili(siling haba)
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
fish sauce or salt to taste
salt and vinegar for washing

Procedures:
1. Rub catfish with salt then wash in vinegar.
2. Cut into 3-4 slices then rinse in running water. Set aside.

Part 1
1. In a large pot, arrange garlic, onions and ginger at the bottom.
2. Arrange sliced catfish then pour vinegar, soda, olive oil, fish sauce and ground pepper.
3. Add vegetables and green chili then cover and simmer in a medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until done.
4. Remove from heat then serve hot with rice. Enjoy

Binagoongang Pork Adobo

Filipino Style Recipe: Binagoongang pork adobo is easy and simple Filipino pork dish. This dish is another variety of pork adobo and binagoongang baboy. Normally the meat marinated then cooked in garlic, chili, shrimp paste, soy sauce, vinegar and sugar until tender and start to render oil.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 50-60 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1 kilo pork belly or ribs, cut into serving pieces
3 tablespoons sauteed shrimp paste
6 gloves garlic, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 pieces bay leaves
1 teaspoon black peppercorn
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup water
2 pieces green chili, chopped
1 tablespoon brown sugar
3 tablespoons cooking oil
1/2 cup soda(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Marinate pork in soy sauce, soda and sugar for 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic and tomatoes until soft.
2. Add bay leaf, peppercorn and shrimp paste then continue sauteing for a minute.
3. Add marinated pork then stir cook for 3 minutes.
4. Add marinade, water and chili then simmer for 50 minutes or until tender. Add water if necessary.
5. Add vinegar then simmer for 5 minutes or until start to render oil.
6. Transfer to serving plate then garnish with remaining toasted garlic and chili slices. Serve with steamed rice.