Binagoongang Baboy (Pork in Salted Shrimp Paste)

Ingredients :

  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 lb. pork, cubed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tbsp. bagoong alamang (salted shrimp paste)
  • 2 tbsp. calamansi concentrate
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. butter

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Pan fry pork cubes in hot oil until light brown. Set aside.
  2. In the same pan, sauté garlic, onion and tomatoes for a few minutes until soft and wilted.
  3. Add bagoong alamang, calamansi, sugar and butter.
  4. Pour in back the pork and mix well until coated.
  5. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally until mixture thickens. Serve hot.

 

Resulta ng larawan para sa Binagoongang Baboy (Pork in Salted Shrimp Paste)

Batchoy

Ingredients :

  • 8 cups water
  • 1/3 lb. pork butt or pork loin (boneless or bone-in)
  • 1/4 lb. pork or chicken liver
  • 1 chicken breast (bone-in)
  • 1/4 lb. fresh shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • one (2-in/5-cm) piece ginger, finely sliced
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. shrimp paste
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 oz (240g) fresh Chinese egg noodles or fettucine or 4 oz (100g) dried ramen noodles
Garnish
  • 4 finely chopped green onions
  • 4 tbsp. Fried Garlic
  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed fried pork rinds

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Pour water to a stockpot and bring to a boil. Add pork, liver and chicken; season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook over high heat for 15 minutes; skim off the fat.
  2. Take out the meat and the liver; let it cool. Reserve the broth and set aside.  By using your hands (or two forks – one to shred the meat and one to hold the bone) shred the pork and chicken meat; discard the bones. Slice the liver thinly. Set aside.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté ginger for 2 minutes. Add onion and garlic; sauté until onion is translucent. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, heat the remaining oil over medium heat. Stir-fry the shredded pork and chicken for about 5 minutes, or until lightly brown. Add shrimp; stir-fry for 5 minutes, or until shrimp turns pink and cook. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  5. Add the sautéed ginger, garlic and onion to the reserved broth in the stockpot; bring to boil. Add fish sauce, shrimp paste, sugar and salt and pepper, to taste. Reduce heat and add the noodles. Simmer for about 2-3 minutes (for fresh noodles) or 10 minutes (for dried noodles), or until noodles are soft.
  6. Ladle the broth and noodles into individual bowls. Top with the sautéed meat and shrimp and sliced liver. Garnish with green onions, fried garlic, and fried pork rinds. Serve hot.
  7. Serves 4 to 6.

Resulta ng larawan para sa batchoy

Camaron Rebosado

Ingredients :

Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and water; mix thoroughly until smooth. Add beaten egg and stir well.
  2. Heat oil in a wok (or a saucepan) over medium-high heat. To check if the oil is hot enough, use a wooden chopstick (or a skewer), when dip into the oil -bubbles will form all around the stick. Or you can use candy thermometer to read the oil temperature, between 350°F-375°F (or 175°C-190°C) when it is ready. Alternatively, use a deep-fryer -if you have one.
  3. Dip shrimp, holding by its tail, in the flour mixture and gently drop into the hot oil. Repeat the process with the rest of the shrimp. Do not overcrowd the pan, to avoid temperature drop of the oil. Deep-fry shrimp until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Transfer to a serving platter. Serve with Sweet and Sour Sauce andSweet and Spicy Sauce (or Garlic Mayonnaise Dip).
  5. Serves 4 to 6.

Resulta ng larawan para sa camaron rebosado

Calamari

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Clean squid and cut them into rings (you may include the head). Pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour and salt; mix thoroughly. Dredge each squid ring into the beaten egg and then coat it with the flour mixture.
  3. Heat oil in a wok (or a saucepan) over medium-high heat. To check if the oil is hot enough, use a wooden chopstick (or a skewer), when dip into the oil -bubbles will form all around the stick. Or you can use candy thermometer to read the oil temperature, between 350°F-375°F (or 175°C-190°C) when it is ready. Alternatively, use a deep-fryer -if you have one.
  4. Deep-fry squid for about 3-5 minutes, or until golden brown. Don’t fry squid too long, it will become tough. Drain on paper towels. Repeat the process with the rest of the squid. Do not overcrowd the pan, to avoid temperature drop of the oil.
  5. Transfer to a serving platter. Serve with Sweet and Sour Sauce (Spicy Garlic Vinegar Sauce, orGarlic Mayonnaise Dip).
  6. Serves 4 to 6.

Resulta ng larawan para sa calamari

Goat Caldereta

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb. goat meat, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1/2  tsp. chili flakes (optional)
  • 3 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 6 tbsp. liver spread
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 potatoes, quartered
  • 1 large carrot, sliced
  • 3/4 cup Spanish green olives (optional)
  • 3/4 cup red bell pepper, sliced
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a large bowl, combine the vinegar, salt and black pepper. Marinate the goat meat for at least an hour (this is to eliminate the smell and taste of the meat) in the refrigerator. Remove goat meat from marinade, reserving the liquid.
  2. Heat 1/4 cup oil in a large pot (or casserole) over medium heat. Fry potatoes and carrots until lightly brown. Remove and set aside.
  3. In the same pot, stir-fry the marinated goat meat; cook until lightly brown. Remove and set aside.
  4. Add remaining 1/4 cup oil to pot. Sauté the garlic and onion until fragrant and translucent. Add chili flakes (if using) and tomatoes; stir-fry until wilted. Return goat meat and accumulated juices to pot. Pour the tomato sauce and liver spread; stir and simmer for 2 minutes.
  5. Add water and bring to boil then simmer for an hour or until the meat is tender. (You may add more water if the sauce seems to dry up, a little at a time.) Stir occasionally.
  6. Add potatoes, carrots and green olives (if using). Cook and simmer until tender, about 6 minutes. Season salt and pepper to taste. Add bell peppers, cook for another 2 minutes.
  7. Transfer to a platter. Serve hot and Enjoy your Kaldereta.

Resulta ng larawan para sa goat caldereta

Beef Steak

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 lb. beef sirloin (or beef tenderloin steaks), cut into thin strips
  • 2 tbsp. calamansi concentrate
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 3 tbsp. oil
  • 1 onion, cut into rings

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Slice beef across the grain. Cut into 2 inches length.
  2. Marinate meat in calamansi, soy sauce, salt and pepper (by smelling the aroma of the marinated beef, you’ll know it is well seasoned or not; adjust or correct the seasoning according to your style and liking). Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Pan fry onion rings in hot oil. Cook until onions are soft and translucent. Set aside.
  4. In the same pan, stir-fry beef until cooked and tender. Transfer to a serving platter. Garnish with onion rings and serve.

Resulta ng larawan para sa beef steak

Sweet and Sour Chicken

  • 1 lb. (454 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 in. (2.5 cm) cubes
  • 1 egg whites
  • 2 tbsp. (25 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. (25 mL) cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) white pepper (or black pepper)
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp. (15 mL) sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. (15 mL) dry sherry, (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. (15 mL) rice vinegar (unseasoned)
  • 3 tbsp. (45 mL) ketchup
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. (10 mL) minced gingerroot
  • 1 onions, cut into cubes
  • 1 sweet red peppers, cut into cubes
  • 1 sweet green pepper, cut into cubes
  • 1 can (250 mL) pineapple chunks, drained

Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a bowl, combine chicken, egg white, flour, cornstarch, salt and pepper. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. In a wok (or large skillet), heat oil over medium-high heat. Stir-fry chicken in batches (reserving cornstarch mixture in bowl), for 3 minutes or until golden-brown. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Using the same bowl use to marinate chicken (cornstarch mixture still in bowl), add broth, 1/3 cup (75 mL) water, soy sauce, sherry (if using), rice vinegar, ketchup, sugar, and ginger. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
  4. Discard all but 1 tbsp (15 mL) oil from wok. Stir-fry onion and red and green peppers for about 3 minutes or until tender-crisp.
  5. Add chicken, pineapple and stock mixture to wok. Stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until thickened and chicken is coated.
  6. Serves 4.

Resulta ng larawan para sa Sweet and Sour Chicken

Squash with Pork Guisado (Sautéed Squash with Pork)

Ingredients :

  • 1 whole butternut squash
  • pared, seeded and sliced
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 lb. pork, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • patis (fish sauce), salt and pepper, to taste
  • chopped green onions, for garnishing (optional)

Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a pan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook pork until it turns slightly brown.
  2. Add garlic, onions and tomatoes. Sauté for a few minutes until tomatoes wilted.
  3. Add squash slices. Season with patis, salt and pepper. Stir-fry for few minutes until well blended.
  4. Pour in water and bring to boil. Cover, lower the heat and let it simmer until squash is tender (or mushy, if you like. Like what I always do).
  5. Correct the seasonings according to your style and liking.
  6. Remove from heat. Transfer to a serving dish. Garnish with green onions (if using) and serve.

 

Crispy Pata (Deep-Fried Pork Leg)

Ingredients :

  • 1 pork pata (pork leg), wash well
  • 1 cup soda pop (Sprite or 7-up)
  • water, for boiling
  • coarse sea salt
  • 1 tsp. peppercorns
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • oil, for frying

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Clean pork pata. Slit skin (3-5 slits on each side) without cutting the bone.
  2. Place pork pata in a big pot. Add soda pop and water enough to cover the pork.
  3. Season with plenty of salt. Add peppercorns, crushed garlic, bay leaves and soy sauce.
  4. Covered and boil over high heat. Remove all the resulting scum that will rise to the top of the pot. Lower the heat and simmer for about an hour or until pork pata meat is tender (make sure that meat is not too tender).
  5. About 15 minutes of simmering, add baking soda (to soften the meat faster) and continue cooking.
  6. Drain pork pata when done. Let sit for a while so the juices settle. Dry with paper towels.
  7. Deep-fry pata until golden brown and blisters appear on skin. Drain on paper towels.
  8. Slice meat and transfer to a serving plate. Serve hot with sauce for dipping.
  9. Make sauce by combining soy sauce and white vinegar. You may add garlic, onion and chili pepper. Depends to your liking. Enjoy your crispy pata. !

Lechon Kawali Recipe (Pan-Roasted Pork)

Pork

  • 1-1/2 lb. pork liempo (pork belly), cut into serving pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper or 1 tsp. peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • water, for boiling
  • oil, for frying

Sauce

  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2-1/2 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • chili peppers (optional)

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Put pork pieces in a big pot. Cover with water. Add garlic, pepper or peppercorns and salt.
  2. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for an hour or until meat is tender. Drain.
  3. Deep-fry liempo pieces in batches until golden brown and blisters appear on skin.
  4. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Mix together all ingredients for the sauce.
  6. Serve with chopped lechon kawali.

Lechon Kawali