Sweet & Tangy Filipino Chicken Adobo

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Simple but mind-blowing flavors – that's what you can experience with this simple Filipino recipe. The longer you let it cook, the better it will be. This chicken recipe is the national dish of the Philippines and each region has its own versions.

You can add your flavor notes by using honey instead of the typical sugar or adding some star anise to give a wonderful anise flavor. A teaspoon of chili flakes will also add a great kick to the dish. Adding a tablespoon of lemon juice will add some freshness and citrus flavor.

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17 ounces chicken drumsticks
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tbsp brown sugar
4 cloves Garlic
1 tbsp whole peppercorns
2 bay leaves
1 tsp tomato paste
1 tsp olive oil
2 cups water
Salt to taste
  1. Marinate chicken in vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, minced garlic, peppercorns for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Add oil in a heated pan and stir in the tomato paste. Continue stirring for 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
53

Sodium
1010mg
42% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV

Creamy Coconut and Crab Soup

876

Fresh, sweet crab is available in any season. You can often buy crab that is already cooked and cleaned but nothing beats freshly cooked crab at your home. Cooking crab is just as easy as cooking dry pasta. You just need salt, boiling water and patience. It takes just 10 minutes and voila, you can eat sweet, fresh crabs. You'll love this creamy soup recipe.

2 tbsp sunflower oil
2 cloves garlic
1 thumb-sized ginger
1 lemongrass stalk
1 lb crabs
1/2 lb medium-sized shrimps
1 cup coconut milk
1 ounces spring onions
2 tbsp smoked paprika
2 cups vegetable stock
salt and pepper to taste
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  1. In a large pot, boil water and add salt.
  2. Cook the crab for 10 minutes and transfer to a bowl to cool.
  3. Add oil to a hot pan, saute minced garlic and lemongrass stalk for 2...
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Nutritions

Calories
269

Sodium
782mg
32% DV

Fat
29g
45% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Sweet Chicken & Apple Stew

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Chicken and Apples are indeed an uncommon combination, however, the pairing creates a cohesive flavor that can fill your hunger pangs. You can also add some spices such as nutmeg and a touch of cinnamon to spice up this dish even more. Adding a teaspoon of lemon juice creates a zing and adds freshness too. You can also add a tablespoon of apple juice to deepen the apple flavor.

1 tbsp olive oil
17 ounces chicken Chicken wings
1 tbsp Tomato puree
1 cup tomato sauce
8 ounces Apples
Salt and pepper
1 ounce Onion
2 pieces bay leaf
2 cups chicken stock
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  1. Add oil to a heated pan.
  2. Sauté minced onions until translucent.
  3. Add tomato puree and cook until warm.
  4. Add the chicken wings and mix well.
  5. Add the chopped...
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Nutritions

Calories
882

Sodium
146mg
6% DV

Fat
77g
119% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
14g
4% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

Raw Carrot Bliss Balls

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1 cup grated carrots
1 cup fresh shredded coconut
6 dates soaked in water for half hour ( about 70g )
1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon cardamom seeds ( pounded )
1/2 cup desiccated coconut ( optional )
2 -3 people (makes about 12 balls)

Combine all the ingredients in a food processor. Process briefly until well mixed, for one minute or so.

Roll carrot mixture into balls. Optionally roll balls in desiccated coconut.


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Nutritions

Calories
497

Sodium
112mg
4% DV

Fat
38g
58% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
35g
12% DV

Fiber
15g
60% DV
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