Abuela’s Picadillo Recipe

Abuela's Picadillo

Abuela’s Picadillo

Ingredients

1 h 22 m8 servings 378 cals

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup red cooking wine
  • 3 tablespoons hot sauce (such as Louisiana®)
  • 1 (1.41 ounce) package sazon seasoning (such as Badia® Tropical®)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground bay leaf
  • 3 ounces Spanish-style olives
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes

Directions

  • Prep 15 m

  • Cook 1 h 7 m

  • Ready In 1 h 22 m

  1. Cook and stir ground beef in a large stockpot until browned, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain grease.
  2. Heat olive oil in small skillet over medium heat. Add onion, green bell pepper, and garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir into beef in the stockpot.
  3. Pour tomato sauce, water, cooking wine, and hot sauce into the stockpot. Stir in sazon seasoning, parsley, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, pepper, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer picadillo, uncovered, until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes.
  4. Split olives in half with your fingers and stir into the picadillo. Add squash. Simmer until liquid reduces but picadillo is not dry, 45 to 60 minutes. Season with salt.
 Footnotes
  • Cook’s Notes:
  • Use another type of squash if butternut is not available.
  • Substitute a pinch of saffron or a dash or yellow food coloring for the sazon packet if preferred.

 

Credit to: allrecipes.com

Buko Melon Shake Recipe

Buko Melon Shake

Buko Melon Shake

INGREDIENTS
250 ml buko juice
1 cup of melon, sliced into small pieces
2 scoops macapuno ice cream or macapuno strips or fresh buko strips
1 pack all purpose cream
1 cup crushed ice

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Pour in 250ml of buko juice to a blender
2. Add in 1 cup of melon, sliced into small pieces.
3. Put in 2 scoops of macapuno ice cream.
4. Add in 1 pack all purpose cream
5. Add in a cup of ice and blend.
6. Topped with Grated strips of melon

Serve using mason jars. Enjoy!

 

Credit to: www.atbp.ph

Chicken Adobo Recipe

Chicken Adobo Recipe - Philippines Food Recipes

Chicken Adobo Recipe

Lazada Philippines

Ingredients
  • 2 pounds. chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 1 and half tablespoon white sugar
  • 3 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 and half cup cooking oil
  • 1 to 2 cups water
  • Salt and whole peppercorn

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Instructions
  1. In a large container, combine the soy sauce and garlic then marinade the chicken for at least 1 to 3 hours
  2. Place the cooking oil in a pan and apply heat
  3. When the oil is hot enough, put-in the marinated chicken. Cook all the sides for about 5 minutes.
  4. Pour-in the remaining marinade and add water. Bring to a boil
  5. Add the dried bay leaves and whole peppercorn. Simmer for 30 minutes or until the chicken is tender
  6. Add vinegar. Stir and cook for 10 minutes.
  7. Put-in the sugar, and salt. Stir and turn the heat off.

Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe

Garlic Butter Shrimp

Garlic Butter Shrimp

Lazada Philippines

Ingredients
  • 2 lbs shrimp
  • 4 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 and half cup butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup lemon soda

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Instructions
  1. Marinate the shrimp in lemon soda for about 10 minutes
  2. Melt the butter in a pan and heat it up until hot enough to cook the garlic
  3. Add the garlic and cook until the color turns light to golden brown
  4. Put-in the shrimp and then cook until the color turns orange.
  5. Pour-in the remaining lemon soda. Let the liquid evaporate completely.
  6. Sprinkle the parsley.
  7. Add some ground black pepper and salt as needed.

 

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Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Lazada Philippines

Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2 pieces raw eggs
  • 1 & half cup cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • 1 tablespoon teaspoon salt
  • 1 & half cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup banana, mashed

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Instructions
  1. Combine all the dry ingredients starting with the flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients thoroughly until everything is evenly distributed.
  3. Add the other ingredients (eggs, mashed bananas, cooking oil, vanilla essence) then mix well with the dry ingredients until a batter is formed.
  4. Grease the loaf pan and pour-in the mixture.
  5. Preheat oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit then bake the mixture for an hour.
  6. Remove from loaf pan from the oven then allow to cool down for a few minutes. Transfer the banana bread on a serving plate.
  7. You may put the bread in the fridge to cool or serve immediately.

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White Chocolate Cookie Chips

White Chocolate Cookie Chips

White Chocolate Cookie Chips

Lazada Philippines

Ingredients
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3 and half cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 and half cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tbs baking soda
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 and half tbs salt

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Instructions
  1. Combine AP flour, salt, and baking soda in a bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  2. Using a hand or stand mixer, cream the butter and then gradually add the sugar. Whisk-in the eggs and the vanilla extract.
  3. Gradually add-in the flour-mixture into the creamed butter mixture and fold using a spatula.
  4. Add the white chocolate chips and continue to fold until the ingredients are mixed well.
  5. Cover the mixing bowl with a cling wrap and refrigerate the dough for at least 3 hours (I usually do this 1 day in advance).
  6. Remove the cookie dough from the refrigerator and allow it stand in room temperature for 8 to 12 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 330 degrees Fahrenheit.
  8. Prepare the cookie sheet or baking tray by lining it with parchment paper.
  9. Scoop about 2½ to 3 tablespoons of cookie dough and form it into a ball using your clean hands.You can add more white chocolate chips by pressing it in the ball. Arrange the cookie dough balls in the cookie sheet or baking tray. Make sure to leave space between each cookie dough balls as each will need more room when it flattens later on.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let the temperature cool down.

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Cheesy Baked Macaroni

cheesy-baked-macaroni

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. macaroni
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese
Tomato meat sauce
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 Knorr beef cube
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion, cubed
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped
  • 1 lb. tomato sauce
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil

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White sauce
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 ¾ cups fresh milk
  • ½ cup quick melt cheese
  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Set aside.
  2. Cook the tomato meat sauce by heating oil in a pot.
  3. Sauté the garlic, onion, and bell pepper for 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Add the ground beef. Continue to cook until it browns.
  5. Add the Knorr Beef Cube. Stir.
  6. Pour the tomato sauce in the cooking pot. Stir and let boil.
  7. Sprinkle some salt and ground black pepper. Continue to cook for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  8. Prepare the white sauce by melting the butter in a pot.
  9. Add the all-purpose flour. Stir until the flour absorbs the butter and lumps are formed.
  10. Pour the milk in the cooking pot. Continuously stir the mixture while heating the milk until the flour dilutes completely. You can use a wire whisk while mixing to make the texture smooth (be careful with the Teflon pot though, if you are using one).
  11. Add the quick melt cheese. Continue to stir until the cheese completely melts and is well blended with the mixture. Turn the heat off.
  12. Arrange the macaroni in a mixing bowl. Pour the tomato meat sauce in and then mix well. Add a few tablespoons of the white sauce in the bowl along with some shredded cheddar cheese. Mix well.
  13. Arrange the macaroni mixture on a baking pan. Top with remaining white sauce. Make sure to spread the sauce all over to cover the top.
  14. Preheat oven to 375F. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
  15. Remove from the oven. Serve.