chicken recipe

Deep-Fried Lemongrass Chicken

We love Vietnamese food! From the very popular Pho down to the crisp Banh Mi, the flavors and aroma are familiar to the Filipino palate. Both cuisines use fish sauce and in some Filipino dishes, lemongrass is commonly used like in our Easy Roast Chicken and the mouthwatering Lechon Belly.  Here, lemongrass is sold in …

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Tinolang Manok (Chicken in Ginger Broth)

I can’t wait for winter to be over! It has been unusually bitter cold this year and the snow keeps coming. My kids who normally get excited when a snowfall is in the forecast, have only played outside twice and at both times came back sooner than expected. The exact words of my little one …

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Chicken Inasal (Filipino Grilled Chicken)

Grilling gives food that distinct roasted aroma and flavor. Chicken Inasal is a grilled chicken dish that originated in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines, particularly in the city of Bacolod. Chicken parts are marinated in a mixture of ginger, garlic, sugar, calamansi (calamondin), soy sauce and coconut vinegar then grilled using hot coals. …

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Chicken Afritada

Chicken Afritada is probably one of the most common Filipino ways of cooking chicken. It’s a tomato-rich braised dish that uses a lot of fresh tomatoes, which ends up in an almost gravy-like sauce. Bone-in chicken is a must as it helps in developing the sauce, together with the vegetables common to this type of …

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Braised Chicken Feet (Instant Pot or Stovetop)

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As kids, we were always encouraged to try food that we’re not familiar with at least once before saying “pass”. It was always a challenge to try strange-looking (or those with off putting smell) food but I think that “training” helped me a lot in being more adventurous with trying new dishes. That same rule …

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Chicken in Asparagus-Ginger Soup

Chicken in Asparagus-Ginger Soup

It’s that time of year when the price of Asparagus is at its lowest. I read somewhere that the season in California starts in February and peaks around April. So when I saw that the price per pound was more than half the usual, I grabbed a bunch and knew exactly what to do with …

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