6 Famous Foods you Must Try in The Philippines (Recipes)




Philippines is well-known in any countries. As you can hear about the country it has its own variety of food whether it is located in street, restaurant and home. Travelers should try Filipino Food that makes everyone drool and feel themselves to try it again and again. Below, you can check some of the most delicious food that everyone can tastes and try.

ADOBONG BABOY:

 1 kilo pork picnic or side bacon belly (cut into bite-sized cubes)
 1 cup white vinegar
 1 head garlic (finely chopped) portioned into two
 3 pcs. laurel (bay leaves)
 1/2 cup soy sauce
 1 cup water
 1 teaspoon peppercorn
 3 tablespoons oil

In a deep skillet, brown pork in oil.
Add vinegar, soy sauce, first portion of garlic, laurel, peppercorn and water.
Bring to a boil, lower the fire and cook uncovered for 10 minutes.
When it gets too dry just add 1/2 cup of water.
Cover and let simmer until pork becomes tender.
In another pan, cook remaining garlic until golden-brown.
Add pork and pour the rest of the adobe sauce.
Serve hot.

BICOL EXPRESS:

 1⁄4 kilo pork (sliced very thinly)
 3 cups long chili pepper (julienne)
 1 cup baguio beans (julienne)
 1 small head of garlic (minced)
 1 small onion (minced)
 1 cup coconut milk
 1 cup coconut cream Pinch of salt and pepper

Soak chili peppers in salted water for 30 minutes, rinse, then strain well.
In a pan, brown pork for a few minutes, put it on the side then saute garlic, onion,
and then mix pork once more.
Pour in coconut milk, bring to a boil and then lower the fire and let simmer for 10
minutes.
Add in baguio beans and chili pepper and cook until dish gets a little dry.
Pour in coconut milk and cook until sauce thickens.
Season to taste.
Serve hot.

BISTEK:

 1⁄2 kilo beef sirloin (cut into 3 ” strips)
 2 tablespoons soy sauce
 2 tablespoons calamansi juice
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 teaspoon pepper
 cooking oil
 1 big red onion (sliced thinly to make rings)

Marinate beef in soy sauce, calamansi, salt & pepper for 30 minutes.
In a pan, heat oil and stir-fry beef until cooked and tender. Set aside
Sauté onion rings in oil.
Serve beef in a platter topped with onion rings.

BOPIS

 1 kilo pig’s heart (clean, boiled and minced)
 1 kilo pig’s lungs (clean, boiled and minced)
 1 head of garlic (minced)
 1 onion (minced)
 3 tablespoons oil
 1⁄2 teaspoon oregano
 1 laurel leaf
 3 pieces red bell pepper (diced)
 1⁄2-cup vinegar
 1-cup stock
 1⁄2 teaspoon hot chili pepper (minced)
 2 tablespoons atsuete oil
 Pinch of salt & pepper

In a sauté pan, heat oil and sauté garlic and onion.
Add in minced heart and lungs.
Season to taste with salt & pepper.
Add in oregano, laurel leaf, red bell pepper and vinegar.
Bring up heat and allow boiling without stirring.
Stir in stock and hot chili pepper.
Lower heat and allow simmering until stock evaporates a little.
Finish with atsuete oil.
Serve hot.

BULALO:

 1 kilo beef shank (chopped for serving pieces with the bone & marrow)
 1 big onion (diced)
 4 stalks onion leeks (chopped)
 1⁄4 cup dried banana blossom
 Pinch of salt & pepper
 Water
 Patis (fish sauce)
 1⁄2 cup Soy sauce
 2 pieces calamansi
 2 pieces hot chili pepper

Boil beef shank and throw away the water.
Boil beef shank once again in medium heat for about 2 hours or until beef is
tender and broth is flavorful.
Add water if necessary.
Add the onions, leeks and banana buds.
Season with salt & pepper and patis.
Serve hot with soy sauce, calamansi, and hot chili pepper.

BREADED STEAK:

The final one in our list of the best Filipino foods is BREADED STEAK – rum!

 1/2 kilo beef (tenderloin)
 1 tbsp salt
 1/4 tbsp pepper
 1 tbsp calamansi juice
 1 tbsp vetsin
 1 beaten egg

Cut beef into thin slices. Season with salt, calamansi juice, pepper, and vetsin.
Let stand for 1/2 hour.
Dip in beaten egg, roll on bread crumbs. Deep fry until golden brown. Serve with
catsup.

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