Filipino Recipes

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Quick and Easy Pancit

Rating: 4.5 stars 484
Quick pancit recipe made with rice noodles, chicken, cabbage, and carrots.

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

Chicken Arroz Caldo (Chicken Rice Porridge)

Rating: 5 stars 73
This is a soupy dish that is served mainly for a snack.

Traditional Filipino Lumpia

Rating: 4.5 stars 503
Crispy fried spring rolls filled with pork and veggies are the perfect app!

Famous Chicken Adobo

Rating: 4.5 stars 371
Tender, juicy chicken pieces simmered in a flavorful peppery vinegar sauce.

Duck Adobo

Rating: 4.5 stars 35
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 90
Chicken, squash, bok choy, and spinach in a savory, ginger-flavored broth.

Purple Yam Jam

Rating: 5 stars 9
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!

Chicken Arroz Caldo (Chicken Rice Porridge)

Rating: 5 stars 73
This is a soupy dish that is served mainly for a snack.

Traci's Adobo Seasoning

Rating: 4.5 stars 172
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 203
"My husband said it tasted almost as good as traditionally cooked :)." – Alisha
Chicken Arroz Caldo (Chicken Rice Porridge)
Rating: 5 stars 75

This Filipino porridge features chicken wings and rice in chicken broth.