Sizzling Spicy Squid


Ingredients:
1 kilo medium-sized fresh squid, cleaned
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 white onion, chopped
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
100 grams tomato sauce
2 teaspoons hot sauce
2-3 pieces red chili(labuyo), chopped
3 pieces green chili(siling haba), sliced diagonally
1 large bell pepper, sliced
salt and ground pepper to taste
3 tablespoons sesame oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Score the squid with diagonal criss-cross scoring then cut into squares.(This will make the squid more tender and less chewy).

Part 2.
1. In a pan, heat sesame oil then saute garlic, onion and red chili.
2. Add squid, oyster sauce, tomato sauce, and hot sauce. Stir to combine.
3. Add green chili and bell pepper then stir cook for 1 minute. (Don’t overcooked, squid will become tough)
4. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
5. Transfer to hot sizzling plate then serve immediately with steamed rice.

Pork Bicol Express


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork belly(1/4 fat), cut lengthwise
1/2 cup of long green peppers(siling pangsigang) or baguio beans, cut diagonally
3 cups coconut milk
1/2 cup shrimp paste (bagoong alamang)
4 cloves garlic; chopped
1 small onion; chopped
3 pieces red chili(siling labuyo)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl with water and salt, soak green peppers for 30 minutes then rinse and drain.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat vegetable oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add sliced pork, continue sauteing until colors turn to brown.
3. Add the shrimp paste then mix for another minute.
4. Pour coconut milk then simmer until reduced.
5. Add the green peppers and red chili.
6. Adjust seasoning with salt according to taste.
7. Serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Feet


Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken feet
1/4 cup vinegar
2 pieces star anise
1 piece bay leaf
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 cup honey

Sauce:
3 cloves garlic, peeled and grated
1 thumb sized ginger, peeled and grated
2 tablespoons chili paste
1/4 teaspoon dried chili
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soda (sprite)
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Garnishing:
toasted sesame seeds
chopped spring onions

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Cut off chicken feet claws then scrub well with vinegar and salt. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
2. Remove the liquid and rinse 3 times thoroughly and drain.

Part 2
1. In a pot, boil chicken feet with start anise, salt and bay leaf for 30-45 minutes or until very tender. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a large bowl, mix all sauce ingredients then add cooked chicken feet. Mix thoroughly until everything is coated with the sauce.
2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Part 4
1. In a pan, heat oil then pour marinated chicken feet and sauce.
2. Stir-fry for 10-15 minutes, when sauce starts to thicken add-in honey. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and spring onion. Serve.

Sweet Chili Shrimps


Ingredients:
1 kilo grams large shrimps, discard the legs
3 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
2 tablespoons ketchup
1/4 cup soda
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 thumb sized ginger, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
1 teaspoon garlic flakes
1 stalk green onion, chopped for garnishing

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine, sweet chili sauce, ketchup and soda then mix well. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic and ginger.
2. Add shrimps and stir cook for a minute until color turns to pink.
3. Remove shrimps from the pan and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, pour sauce and simmer until starts to thickens. Keep stirring.
2. Put back the shrimps and toss until evenly coated.
3. Add chili flakes and garlic flakes then adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Transfer into serving plate then garnish green onions.
5. Serve immediately with steamed rice.

Spicy Ginataang Suso


Ingredients:
1 kilo snails(kuhol or suso)
2 cups coconut milk
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, sliced
1 thumb-sized ginger, cut into strips
3 pieces green chilli(siling haba)
7 pieces red chili(labuyo)
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. To clean the snails, place the snails in a bowl with water and salt. set aside for a few hours.
2. Rub the shells in water to remove the residues and crack a small opening on the end of the snail.

Part 2
1. In a casserole, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and ginger.
2. Pour coconut milk then add green and red chili, bring to boil over medium heat.
3. Add in the snails, then season with salt and pepper. Simmer until becomes thick and oily.
4. Remove from heat then serve immediately. Enjoy!

Notes:
1. In taking out the snail’s content from the shell, you can use a fork or a toothpick.

Spicy Sardines Lumpia


Ingredients:
2 small cans spicy sardines in tomato sauce
1 tablespoons flour
1 raw egg
1 red onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
1 small carrot, minced
3 stalks parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

18-20 pieces lumpia wrappers
cooking oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Using a strainer, drain sardines and reserve the sauce.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine sardines, flour, egg, onion, garlic, soy sauce, carrot, parsley, salt and pepper then stir while slightly mashing it using a pair of forks.

Part 2
1. Place 1 tablespoon of filling in a line shape at the middle of the wrapper.
2. Fold over the bottom edge of the wrapper to the center.
3. Fold the two sides towards the center and roll. Finally, use water of seal the lumpia completely.
4. Repeat until all wrapped up.

Part 3
1. In a frying pan, heat oil deep enough that wrapped lumpia is half-submerged.
2. When the oil is hot enough, deep fry lumpia for 5 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
3. Drain on paper towel then serve with sweet and sour sauce.

Stir-Fry Spicy Chicken Feet


Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken feet
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon salt

Sauce:
3 cloves garlic, peeled and grated
1 thumb sized ginger, peeled and grated
2 tablespoons chili paste
1/4 teaspoon dried chili
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soda (sprite)
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Garnishing:
toasted sesame seeds
chopped spring onions

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Cut off chicken feet claws then scrub well with vinegar and salt. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
2. Remove the liquid and rinse 3 times thoroughly and drain.

Part 2
1. In a pot, boil chicken feet for 30-45 minutes or until very tender. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a large bowl, mix all sauce ingredients then add cooked chicken feet. Mix thoroughly until everything is coated with the sauce.
2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Part 4
1. In a pan, heat oil then pour marinated chicken feet and sauce.
2. Stir-fry for 10-15 minutes. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and spring onion. Serve with java rice.

Spicy Baby Squid Calamares


Ingredients:
500 grams baby squid, separate head from the body
1 lemon, juice
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
salt and pepper to taste
2 raw eggs, beaten
vegetable oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, marinate squid in lemon juice for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, cayenne, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
2. Dip squid into beaten eggs then dredge into breadcrumbs mixture.

Part 3
1. In a frying pan, heat oil until enough hot.
2. Fry the squid for a minute or until golden brown. Do not overcooked.
3. Remove squids and drain on paper towels.
4. Transfer into serving bowl and sprinkle with dried basil.
5. Serve with blue cheese dip.

Spicy Tahong


Ingredients:
1 kilo mussels, shelled and drained well
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 head garlic, peeled and minced
1 onion, chopped
5 pieces green chili pepper(siling haba), sliced
7 pieces red chili(labuyo)
4 tablespoons cup tomato sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat olive oil then saute garlic, onion and chili peppers.
2. Add mussels and stir cook for about 3 to 5 minutes.
3. Add tomato sauce and wine then continue to cook for about 4 to 5 minutes. stirring regularly.
4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
5. Transfer to serving plate. Enjoy

Buffalo Chicken Tenders


Ingredients:
1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast tenderloins, boneless, skinless
2 raw eggs, beaten
1 cup milk
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tsp salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
oil, for frying
Bleu Cheese Dressing, for dipping

For Buffalo Sauce:
1/3 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup hot sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika

Procedures:
Part 1
1.In a pan over low heat, combine sauce ingredients then stir until well blended. Cover and keep warm.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine egg and milk then mix well.
2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, and ground pepper then mix well.
3. Dip the chicken into egg mixture then dredge into flour mixture. Shake off to remove excess flour.
4.Dip again the chicken into egg mixture then dredge into flour mixture. Shake off to remove excess flour.
5. Repeat the steps for the remaining chicken. Set aside.

Part 3
1. In a pan, heat oil then deep fry chicken for 5-8 minutes or until light brown. Drain on paper towel.
2. Toss chicken in buffalo sauce until coated evenly. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with ground dried parsley.
3. Serve with Bleu cheese dressing.