Filipino Recipes

Easy and Tasty Dishes from the Philippines

How to Cook Chopsuey

A classic and hugely popular Filipino recipe, Chopsuey is a stir-fry dish made of mixed vegetables in a thickened and perfectly seasoned white or light brown sauce with meat like pork, chicken, and shrimp added to make it substantial. Serve with rice for a tasty, wholesome and complete meal!

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Beef Pares Mami (Filipino Noodle Soup)

This Beef Pares Mami is the Filipino version of pho and is equally tasty. Tender pieces of beef are cooked slowly until meltingly tender in a perfectly seasoned and spiced broth. Fresh egg noodles are then added to make a mouthwateringly delicious soup that is perfect for the entire family!

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Bibingka (Coconut Rice Cake)

This coconut rice cake is so tender, moist, delicious and with the perfect crumbs, you won’t believe you’re eating a cake that’s actually completely gluten-free!…

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Instant Pot or Stove Top Filipino-style Picadillo (Ground Beef and Vegetable Stew)

This Instant Pot or Stove Top version of Filipino-style Picadillo is sweet-salty and full of savory deliciousness coming from perfectly seasoned ground beef cooked with vegetables and raisins! The raisins add that subtle sweet element which elevates  this dish to the top! Served with rice but for a more substantial meal fried plantains and eggs are added as accompaniments, too.

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Instant Pot Sinigang na Corned Beef (Corned Beef Sour Soup)

This has now become a classic favorite in my household. Use your corned beef and turn it into this delicious and hearty soup loaded with vegetables with a tangy mouth-puckering flavor that would leave your tastebuds asking for more! Made even easier in the Instant Pot – this Sinigang na Corned Beef (Corned Beef Sour Soup) produces a melt-in-your-mouth tender beef that is oh-so-good!

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Ube Halaya (Purple Yam Dessert or Jam)

This Filipino purple yam dessert (ube halaya or ube jam) is not only eye-catching, it’s totally delicious!! Mashed purple yam is cooked slowly with butter, evaporated milk and condensed milk which give this colorful dessert such a luscious buttery, creamy and sweet flavor. Great on its own or as topping for halo-halo or as jam or spread forbad and other pastries.

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Slow Cooker Sinigang na Corned Beef (Corned Beef in Sour Soup)

Use the slow cooker to make this Filipino favorite soup – Sinigang na Corned Beef (Corned Beef in Sour Soup). The meat comes out so tender and tasty with that unmistakable tangy and zesty flavor! Serve with rice! 

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Adobo Fried Rice

When you have left-over adobo, the best thing to do is to make a meal out of it by making Chicken Adobo Fried Rice. Perfect for Pork Adobo as well. Easy and super-tasty!!

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How to Cook the Perfect Rice Every Time!

Tried and tested, best and easiest way to cook the perfect rice every time! No more guessing game! There is a joke in the Philippines…

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Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

The classic Filipino dish – Chicken Adobo – marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, peppercorns and garlic then cooked in the pressure cooker (instant pot).

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Ultimate Slow Cooker Chocolate Rice Pudding (Champorado)

Sticky rice cooked in coconut milk and chocolate. This chocolate rice pudding is the ultimate breakfast sweet treat or when served with ice cream –…

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