Filipino Recipes

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Tokneneng (Filipino Street Food)

Rating: 3 stars
A popular street food in the Philippines, tokneneng are hard boiled chicken eggs that are dipped in orange colored flour batter, deep fried, and served with a sweet and sour sauce.

Purple Yam Jam

Rating: 5 stars
This is a Filipino recipe. It's called halayang ube in the Philippines. It's a sweet treat made from purple yam which is commonly found in the country. You can eat this with bread or by itself.

Lumpia Mollica

Rating: 4.5 stars
Filipino version of the egg rolls.

Maja Blanca

Rating: 5 stars
Maja blanca is a Filipino favorite kakanin (dessert or snack.) This dish is sweet, delicate, soft, and creamy. Good for dessert.

Chicken Afritada (Filipino Stew)

Rating: 4.56 stars
This is a dish we make back in the Philippines. It's really delicious, and you can substitute pork for chicken or mix them both. Great over rice!

Duck Adobo

Rating: 4.58 stars
This twist on the Filipino classic adobo dish uses duck legs, which makes this version particularly rich and satisfying.

Caldereta (Filipino Beef and Chorizo Stew)

Rating: 4.4 stars
Caldereta is a comforting beef stew popular in the Philippines. Every family has its own version. Experiment with the ingredients and try different vegetables. Best served with white rice!


Rating: 4.44 stars
Filipino coconut dessert.

Traditional Filipino Lumpia

Rating: 4.72 stars
This is a traditional Filipino dish. It is the Filipino version of the egg rolls. It can be served as a side dish or as an appetizer.

Quick and Easy Pancit

Rating: 4.37 stars
Quick, Easy and delicious! Will remind you of Island Fiestas!

Chicken Arroz Caldo (Chicken Rice Porridge)

Rating: 4.82 stars
This is a soupy dish that is served mainly for a snack.


Rating: 3.6 stars
Sweetened mung beans are deliciously wrapped in glutinous rice flour and deep fried to make this yummy Pinoy snack.

Inspiration and Ideas

How To Make Chicken Adobo
It's been called the unofficial national dish of the Philippines. But if you ask anyone of Filipino heritage how to make this comfort food, everyone will give you a different answer.
Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken with Bok Choy
Rating: Unrated
"My husband said it tasted almost as good as traditionally cooked :)." – Alisha