Filipino Recipes

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Quick and Easy Pancit

Rating: 4.5 stars 461
Stir-fried rice noodles with chicken, cabbage and carrots. It will remind you of Island Fiestas!
By Heather Maurer

How To Make Halo-Halo, the Filipino Dessert That Cools Off Sweltering Summer Days

A signature dessert of the Philippines, halo-halo features layers of condensed milk, shaved ice, sweetened beans, fruit, and much more. Read on to learn how to put this refreshing treat together.
By Taylor Tobin

Traditional Filipino Lumpia

Rating: 4.5 stars 489
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.

Famous Chicken Adobo

Rating: 4.5 stars 359
This classic adobo recipe is simple to make and famous with all who have tasted it. It has been modified to be a bit more saucy than traditional adobo, it is delicious served over rice.

Duck Adobo

Rating: 4.5 stars 31
This twist on the Filipino classic adobo dish uses duck legs, which makes this version particularly rich and satisfying.

Chicken Tinola

Rating: 4.5 stars 83
This one-pot wonder combines chicken, chayote squash, bok choy, and spinach in a savory broth.

Purple Yam Jam

Rating: 5 stars 8
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.

Caldereta (Filipino Beef and Chorizo Stew)

Rating: 4.5 stars 18
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: 4.5 stars 24
Filipino coconut dessert.

Traci's Adobo Seasoning

This seasoning is used often in Mexican and Filipino dishes; I've recently started mixing my own seasonings.

Inspiration and Ideas

No One Can Agree On How To Make Chicken Adobo
Ask anyone of Filipino heritage how to make this comfort food, and everyone will give you a different answer. And that's just fine.
Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken with Bok Choy
Rating: Unrated 200
"My husband said it tasted almost as good as traditionally cooked :)." – Alisha
Chicken Arroz Caldo (Chicken Rice Porridge)
Rating: 5 stars 68

This Filipino porridge dish features chicken wings and rice in chicken broth seasoned with onion, ginger, and garlic.