Pork Tocino Recipe (Easy & No Artificial Colors)

Tender, sweet, and rich slices of pork belly and shoulder with a side of savory garlic fried rice and a fried egg—this Filipino pork tocino recipe will satisfy the wildest breakfast cravings you are having.   After trying many, many different pork tocino recipes from local Filipino restaurants, fast food places, home recipes, and even trekking to the Philippines, I’ve found an easy and customizable…

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Filipino Spaghetti Recipe

Sweet and rich meat sauce swirled in al dente pieces of spaghetti and sprinkled with sharp cheddar — this Filipino spaghetti recipe strays from its Italian namesake, but it’s favored in the hearts of many Filipinos around the world.  I grew up with Filipino spaghetti and I love it so much that as an adult, I still prefer this sweet…

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Chicken Tinola Recipe (Filipino Tinolang Manok)

Tender and moist chicken, al dente chayote, fragrant ginger, and fresh malunggay leaves–this chicken tinola recipe is a comforting and delicious chicken soup when you want to curl up under a blanket. As a traditional Filipino dish, it’s loaded with familiar flavor profiles of ginger and fish sauce.  When I was growing up, my mom made a huge batch of…

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Pork Sinigang Recipe (Filipino Sinigang na Baboy)

Tangy and savory tamarind broth paired with buttery pork belly and spare ribs, acidic tomatoes, tender eggplant, earthy okra, and fresh string beans and daikon–this sinigang na baboy recipe will make you feel right at home with this famous comfort food.  Sinigang na baboy, or pork sinigang, is one of the most popular dishes in Filipino cuisine and its slightly…

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Pancit Canton (Filipino Stir-Fried Noodles)

As one of the most popular noodle dishes in the Philippines, pancit canton is a house party regular. Thick and steamy noodles in a savory sauce mixed with a variety of sweet carrots, fresh string beans and cabbage, and fatty pork belly–all the makings of a delicious pancit canton dish. This recipe is easy to follow and will give you…

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Chicken Adobo (Filipino Braised Chicken)

This chicken adobo, “adobong manok,” recipe will give you bright, peppery, and savory tender chicken that feels like a warm hug–it gets even better when you mix the adobo “sabaw,” or soup, with fresh steamed rice. It’s a classic Filipino comfort food that is easy to make at home for any day of the week. It’s no wonder it’s one…

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Siopao Asado (Filipino Steamed Pork Buns)

Sweet, rich, and melt in your mouth pork asado braised to perfection wrapped in a super soft and pillowy steamed bun–this siopao asado will satisfy any hunger craving. My parents’ love language was food, so they always made sure they fed us small Filipino snacks, like siopao or beef empanadas, during our many family road trips to prevent hangry tantrums.…

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Pancit Palabok (Filipino Rice Noodles w/ Pork & Shrimp)

This pancit palabok recipe features rice noodles layered with a golden colored savory shrimp and pork sauce and topped with crispy chicharon morsels, fried garlic slices, steaming boiled eggs, fragrant scallions, and sprinkled with zesty lime juice. You might be surprised to know that eating noodles is a part of many celebratory events in Filipino and Filipino American culture–just like…

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Pork Adobo (Filipino Stewed Pork Belly & Eggs)

Super tender and rich chunks of pork belly braised in a tangy and savory sauce–this traditional Filipino pork adobo recipe is easier to follow than you would imagine! If you love salt & vinegar chips where the flavor just punches you in the mouth, then you’ll love the flavor of this pork adobo which, much like chicken adobo, unsurprisingly goes…

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Chicken Inasal (Filipino Grilled Chicken)

Chicken inasal is the perfect balance of smoky, peppery, and citrus flavored chicken legs marinated to tender perfection and traditionally charcoal grilled. This chicken is served with steamed rice, a salty soy and vinegar dipping sauce, and goes great with some Filipino pickles too. This is an easy and delicious Filipino barbecue idea for your next grilling party! Background This…

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