Chicken with Bamboo shoots




Ingredients:

1 kilo chicken cut ups
1/2 kilo labong (bamboo shoots)
4 cloves garlic finely chopped
1 large onion finely chopped
1 tbsp thinly sliced ginger
4 cups water
salt and pepper to taste
fish sauce can also be used instead of salt.


Preparation:

In a medium size pot, heat oil and saute onion, ginger and garlic until fragrant.
Add Chicken in to the pot and fish sauce or salt, let cook for 10 minutes.
Add bamboo shoots, mix well and cover to boil.
Add water to the pot and let boil for 2o minutes or until chicken is tender and bamboo shoots are cooked.
Add more salt and pepper to taste.

Serve and Enjoy...


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Fish Nuggets and Char Siu Fried Rice


Fish Nuggets

Ingredients:

2 cream dory fillet
1 cup flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 egg
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp garlic powder
Oil for frying

Preparation:

Cut fillets in bite size pieces.
Combine egg and milk in a small bowl and whisk together.
Marinate fish in the milk mixture for 15 minutes.
Prepare breading for the the nuggets by combining all dry ingredients together.
Drain fish nuggets from marinade and dunk each pieces into the breading mix.
Prepare deep fryer or if not available heat enough oil in pan.
Deep fry fish nuggets making sure not to over crowd the pan until golden brown.

Set aside and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm..


For the Char Siu Fried Rice


Ingredients:


2 cloves garlic finely chopped
1 cup mix vegetables
2 cups cooked rice
1 tsp light soy sauce
1 egg
2 tsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp Char siu sauce

1 tbsp vegetable oil

salt and pepper to taste


Preparation:

Heat wok over high heat.
Pour vegetable oil and scramble eggs until cooked. set aside.
Add a little oil into to wok and saute garlic until fragrant.
Add mixed vegetables and stirfry for a minute.
Add in the cooked rice, light soy sauce and char siu sauce, sesame oil and toss to combine.
Add cooked egg and season with salt and pepper.
Mix well and adjust seasoning according to your taste.

Assemble rice and fish nuggets in a plate and place a nice asian dipping sauce on the side.



Serve and Enjoy..

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Palitaw Espesyal


Palitaw Espesyal, originally uploaded by greenstrawberry2009.


Ingredients:


3 cups rice flour
water
1 cup grated coconut
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup ground peanuts


Preparation:

Fill medium pot with water and set on high heat to boil while preparing the palitaw.
Mix sugar and ground peanuts, set aside.
In a large bowl combine rice flour and water to form a dough like consistency, it should be pliable and will be ready if dough is not sticking to your palms.
Form into small balls, lay in the middle of your palm and flatten using your thumb to form oval shapes.
Drop in boiling water one by one and wait for a few second until it floats. Scoop out of the boiling water and drop to an ice bath.
Roll into the grated coconut and transfer to serving platter.
Sprinkle with the sugar and peanut mixture.

*You can also add sesame seeds into the grated coconut.
I also added pandan flavor to the dough that gave a tinge of green and a little flavor to my palitaw.

Serve and Enjoy!!

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