Sinigang na Danggit

Filipino Style Recipe: Sinigang na danggit or rabbitfish is another simple and easy Filipino dish. The procedure is similar to other sinigang, normally the fish cooked in a combination of onions, tomatoes, vegetables and tamarind soup which gives a sour taste.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo rabbitfish(Danggit), cleaned
1 pack sinigang sa sampaloc mix or 10 pieces tamarind(sampaloc)
3 cups water or rice washing
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, sliced
1 thumb-sized ginger, sliced thinly
2 tomatoes, halves
a bunch potato tops(talbos ng kamote) or petchay
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt or fish sauce to taste
1 teaspoon ground pepper

Procedures:
1. In a pot, heat olive oil and saute garlic, onion, ginger and tomatoes.
2. Pour water and bring to boil. Add fish then cover and simmer for 3 minutes.
3. Add tamarind juice then simmer for another 4 minutes.
4. Season with pepper, salt or fish sauce according to taste.
5. Add green chili and potato tops and simmer for another 1 minute.
6. Transfer to serving bowl and serve hot.

Pinais na Bangus

Filipino Style Recipe: Pinais na bangus is another simple and easy native dish. The fish is usually stuffed with tomatoes, onions, ginger and wrapped in banana leaves. Then cooked together with kamias or tamarind together with other vegetables.

Estimated time of preparation: 15-20 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
1 large-sized milkfish(bangus)
2 onions, chopped finely
4 tomatoes, chopped finely
1 thumb-sized ginger, chopped finely
2 cups kamias/green tamarind/calamansi juice
a bunch of mustard greens(mustasa)
salt and pepper to taste
banana leaves for wrapping

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Remove the scales of fish. Using a sharp knife, slice the back of the fish then remove innards.
2. Clean and rub the skin with salt.
3. In a bowl, combine tomatoes, onions, ginger, salt and pepper. Mix well.
4. Stuff the mixture inside the fish then wrap in banana leaves.

Part 2
1. In a large pot, arrange wrapped fish and remaining tomatoes and onions.
2. Add kamias, mustard greens and season with salt then pour enough water to cover.
3. Cover with lid and simmer over low fire for 40 minutes or until the sauce is reduce.
4. Transfer to serving plate then remove the banana leaves. Serve

Miki Noodle Soup

Filipino Style Recipe: miki noodle soup is another delicious noodle soup similar to mami and lomi. Like other noodle dish, this recipe is made of pork or chicken meat, vegetables, dumplings and miki noodles which is thinner compared to lomi noodles. We added shrimps, squid balls and more vegetables to enhance the taste. This is commonly serve during rainy season.

Estimated time of preparation: 20-30 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20-30 minutes
Good for 5-8 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams miki noodles
200 grams pork belly, slice into small pieces
100 grams squid balls, cut into half
150 grams shrimp, peeled
1 piece carrots, sliced
1 cabbage, chopped
1/4 kilo green beans or snow peas(sitsaro)
1 cup celery(kintsay), sliced
6 gloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
6 cups pork or chicken broth
2 tablespoons cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste

100 grams mushrooms(taingang daga)(optional)
100 grams chicken breast or liver(optional)
1/4 cup spring onions, diced(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Wash miki noodles in running water. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a wok, heat oil then saute the garlic and onions.
2. Add pork, liver and squid balls then cooked until color turns to brown.
3. Add oyster sauce and broth then stir and bring to boil.
4. Add shrimps and vegetables then stir fry until the vegetables are half-cooked.
5. Add miki noodles then stir and cook for 3 minutes or until soft and tender.
6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper according to taste.
7. Transfer to a serving plate then garnish with spring onion. Serve and enjoy.

Sinabawang Halaan

Filipino Style Recipe: Sinabawang halaan recipe or clam soup is a simple yet delicious seafood dish that’s commonly served by Filipinos. The usual way of eating clams is by using your hands then scoop the meat out of the shell using your mouth. This is usually served during rainy season and it’s a good source of energy for lactating mothers.

Estimated time of preparation: 8 minutes(plus soaking time)
Estimated time of cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 3-5 persons.

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo fresh clams(halaan), Wash thoroughly and drain
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 thumb-sized ginger, thinly sliced
1 onion, sliced
1 tomato, chopped
2 cups water or rice washing
3 tablespoon fish sauce(patis) or salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
butter or cooking oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large bowl, place clams with water and salt. Cover and set aside for several hours or overnight. (This will allow the clams to expel sand).

Part 2
1. In a wok, melt butter then saute ginger, garlic and onion until translucent.
2. Add tomatoes then continue sauteing for 3 minutes.
3. Add fish sauce and the clams then saute for another 2 minutes.
4. Pour water then cover and let boil.Adjust seasoning with salt and ground pepper.
5. Continue cooking over a high heat until clams open.
6. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

Nilagang Buto-buto ng Baka

Filipino Style Recipe: nilagang buto-buto ng baka is an easy yet delicious Filipino soup dish. This soup dish is so simple to prepare but time consuming. The beef simmered for an hour until tender then cooked with corn cob, potatoes, carrots and other veggies. This is so popular and can be served anytime or the best during rainy season.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 60-80 minutes
Good for 3-5 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams beef ribs, cut into serving pieces
7 cups water(add more if necessary)
1 onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon peppercorn
2 potatoes, quartered
1 bundle bok choy(pechay)
1/2 small cabbage leaves(repolyo), cut into serving pieces
fish sauce or salt to taste
1 piece beef bouillon cube(optional)
1 carrots, cut into serving pieces(optional)
1/2 bundle green beans, trimmed and cut into 3-4inch(optional)
1 Japanese corn cob, cut into serving pieces

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large casserole, place the beef and add water. Set over medium heat and bring to a boil and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours or until meat is tender. (Remove the scum as it rises.)
2. Add more water if necessary. Pressure cooker only takes 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. Add onion, peppercorn, beef bouillon cube and sprinkle some salt.
2. Add corn, potatoes, and carrots then continue cooking until cooked.
3. Add the green beans then simmer for 3-5 minutes. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Add cabbage and pechay then simmer for another minute.
5. Transfer to serving bowl then serve hot with steamed rice. Enjoy

Sinigang na Baka

Filipino Style Recipe: Sinigang na baka is another variety of tamarind soup dish that consists of beef boiled in a low heat until tender then cooked in tamarind soup together with other vegetables. This dish has a sour taste that is usually serve as main dish specially during rainy season.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 120 minutes
Good for 4-6 persons

Ingredients:
1 kilo beef, cut into serving pieces
12 tamarind(sampalok) or 2 packs sampaloc mix
1 big-sized onion, chopped
5 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered
3 medium-sized taro(gabi), peeled and cut into cubes
1 bundle of string beans(sitaw), cut into 2 inches long
1 bundle of river spinach(kangkong leaves)
3 pieces green pepper(siling haba)
salt and fish Sauce(patis)
1 1/2 liters water
1 radish, sliced(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1.Boil tamarind, pound and strain the juice. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a casserole, place beef, salt then pour water.
2. Bring to boil in a low heat for 1 1/2 hours or until beef is tender. Add more water if necessary. (Pressure cooker takes less time.)
3. Add onion, tomatoes, and tamarind juice then bring to boil.
4. Add gabi then simmer until tender.
5. Add radish, okra, green pepper, and string beans then simmer for another 5 minutes.
6. Adjust seasoning with fish sauce then add kangkong.
7. Turn off the heat then let it sit for 1-2 minutes or until kangkong is cooked.
8. Transfer to serving bowl then serve hot with steamed rice.

Chicken Curry Noodle Soup

Filipino Style Recipe: chicken curry noodle soup is a popular Asian noodle soup. This dish is consists of chicken pieces cooked in curry powder, chicken stock and coconut milk then serve with noodles. I also add potatoes and tokwa as extender. The soup has flavorful and spicy taste which is good to serve during rainy season and cold weather.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 6-8 servings

Ingredients:
200 grams egg noodles
500 grams chicken, cut into serving pieces
1.2 liters chicken stock
400 ml coconut milk
3 potatoes, cut into cubes
350 grams tokwa, cut into cubes
2 onions, chopped
6 gloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons curry powder(dissolved in 1 cup chicken stock)
2 tablespoons calamansi or lime juice
fish sauce and ground pepper to taste
1 teaspoon rosemary(optional)
1 chicken bouillon(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare noodles based on cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.
2. In a pan, heat oil then fry potatoes and tokwa. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, reduce oil then saute garlic, onion and rosemary.
2. Add chicken then stir cook until light brown. Season with fish sauce and ground pepper.
3. Add dissolved curry powder, chicken stock, coconut milk and chicken bouillon then simmer until chicken is tender.
4. Add fried potatoes, tofu and calamansi juice then adjust seasoning according to taste. Simmer for a couple minutes.

Part 3
1. In a large bowl, Add cooked noodles then pour chicken curry soup. Serve hot.

Sinigang na Liempo

Filipino Style Recipe: Sinigang na liempo is another variety of tamarind soup dish that consists of pork liempo cooked in tamarind soup together with other vegetables. This dish has a sour taste that is usually serve as main dish specially during rainy season.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 40 minutes
Good for 4-6 persons

Ingredients:
1 kilo pork liempo, cut into serving pieces
10 tamarind(sampalok) or 1 pack sampaloc mix
1 big-sized onion, chopped
5 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered
3 medium-sized taro(gabi), peeled and cut into cubes
1 radish, sliced
1 bundle of string beans(sitaw), cut into 2 inches long
1 bundle of river spinach(kangkong leaves)
3 pieces green pepper(siling haba)
salt and fish Sauce(patis)
1 liter water

Procedures:
Part 1
1.Boil tamarind, pound and strain the juice. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a casserole, place pork then pour water and bring to boil until tender.
2. Add onion, tomatoes, and tamarind juice then bring to boil.
3. Add gabi then simmer until tender.
4. Add radish, okra, green pepper, and string beans then simmer for another 5 minutes.
6. Adjust seasoning with fish sauce then add kangkong.
7. Turn off the heat then let it sit for 1-2 minutes or until kangkong is cooked.
8. Transfer to serving bowl then serve hot with steamed rice.

Tinolang Halaan

Filipino Style Recipe: Tinolang halaan or clams is another simple seafood dish that usually served by Filipinos. Usually to eat the clams using your hands and scoop the meat out of the shell using your mouth. This simple Filipino recipe is usually served during rainy season specially to lactating mothers.

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

Ingredients:
1 kilo fresh clams(halaan)
1 bundle malunggay leaves
1 small green papaya, sliced diagonally
1 bundle sweet potato tops(talbos ng kamote)
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 thumb-sized ginger, thinly sliced
1 onion, sliced
3 cups water or soup from rice cooking(sabaw-sinaing)
fish sauce or salt and ground pepper to taste
3 tablespoons cooking oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Wash the clams thoroughly and drain. Place the clams in a container with water and salt. Cover and set aside for several hours or overnight. This will allow the clams to expel sand.

Part 2
1. In a casserole, heat oil then saute ginger, garlic and onion until translucent.
2. Add clams and fish sauce then cover and simmer until shells open.
3. Pour in water then cover and simmer for another 3 minutes.
4. Add green papaya, simmer for about 5 minutes or until papaya is tender but not overcooked.
5. Adjust seasoning with fish sauce and ground pepper.
6. Add malunggay leaves and sweet potato tops then simmer for a few seconds.
7. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl. Serve hot.

Sotanghon Soup with Patola and Egg

Filipino Style Recipe: Sotanghon soup with patola and egg is another noodle soup dish that usually serve during rainy season. The pork sauteed then cooked with patola and sotanghon noodles. Topped with egg slices and saffron before serve.

Estimated time preparation and cooking: 30-40 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1 big-sized sponge gourd(patola), peeled and sliced
2 packs sotanghon noodles
4 eggs, boiled, peeled and sliced
150 grams pork, cut into small pieces or shrimps
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
fish sauce and pepper to taste
1 pork broth cubes(optional)
1/2 teaspoon saffron(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a saucepan, heat oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add pork and fish sauce then cook until color turns to light brown.
3. Add water and pork broth cubes then simmer for 10 minutes or until the meat is tender.
4. Add patola and cook for 2 minutes then season with fish sauce and pepper.
6. Add sotanghon noodles and simmer for 1 minute.
7. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl. Top with sliced eggs and saffron.