Salmon Head………As part of our 5 dollar challenge meal in our house, one of the list is this recipe. It is a fish recipe where in you just place all ingredients and boil it. Yes, it is very easy to cook. Well, you can not be wrong with salmon. Even it is the head part, it is very tasty and full of flavour.”pinangat” means a dish cooked with sour ingredients like vinegar, lemons, calamansi or tamarind. There are wide variety to cooked this dish depending on your taste. Must try!……………………Did you know that salmon is the healthiest food in the planet? Aside from its high content of omega-3 fatty acids, it is also a good source of Vitamin D as well. Vitamin D has been shown to play a crucial role in lowering the risk of several types of cancer, including breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer. Salmon contains particularly high levels of vitamin D and selenium, which is also associated with prevention of certain types of cancer, including colorectal cancer.
Ingredients: serves 2-3 persons
- 2 heads of salmon cut into half
- 1 cup water
- 2 medium size tomatoes quartered
- 1 medium size onions sliced
- 1/2 tsp ground pepper
- 1 bunch bok choy
- 2 pcs dried chillies optional
- pinch of salt and pepper
- 1/4 cup vinegar.
- In a medium wide saucepan, place and arrange everything except bok choy and bring to boil for 2-3 minutes.
- Then add in bok choy and boil for a minute.
- Serve hot with steamed rice and a dipping sauce made of fish sauce and chillies
Eggplant…………This is one of the common salad especially in the rural areas or provinces in my country. A simple salad made of grilled or boiled eggplant with chopped tomatoes, onions and steamed kangkong (river spinach) served with a shrimp paste(alamang guisado). It is best paired with fried pork or fish. This is one of the favorite side salad of my wife………..Did you know that eggplant is an excellent source of dietary fiber, which can help protect against colon cancer and keeps the digestive system regular. The vitamins in eggplant consist primarily of vitamin A, B vitamins, folate and vitamin C. Eggplant is also rich in minerals, boasting a large quantity of potassium, magnesium, calcium and phosphorous. With no fat, eggplant makes an excellent addition to any diet..
Ingredients: serves 2-3 persons
- 2 pcs eggplant (boiled or grilled) sliced
- 2 whole tomatoes (big diced)
- 1 large white onins (big diced)
- 2 tbsp shrimp paste (alamang guisado)
- 1 bunch steamed kangkong or bok choy
- In a bowl, combine all ingredients together. best tossed with the shrimp paste
- Transfer into a serving bowl
- Best paired for fried dishes.
I made this recipe out of curiousity…Because evertime we dine at Cantonese-Hongkong Restaurant I always saw this besides our table…Usually they serve it on a sizzling plate, I can tell its really awesome and appetizing….Its just made of simple soy & oyster sauce, lots of onions, sesame oil and finished with lemon juice..That’s it, sometime simple really rocks your world…Did you know that onions have a variety of medicinal effects. Onions are a rich source of flavonoids, substances known to provide protection against cardiovascular disease. Some people(chinese) use onions to treat colds, coughs, and asthma, and to repel insects. In Chinese medicine, onions have been used to treat angina, coughs, bacterial infections, and breathing problems…
Ingredients: (good for sharing)
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1 large onions (sliced)
- 150 gms thinly sliced pork
- 1 tsp baking soda or 1/4 cup soda water
- 2tbsp dark soy sauce
- 1 tbsp oyster sauce
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- salt & pepper
- in a mixing bowl, season pork with salt & pepper, add soda or soda water. stand for 15 minutes
- In a wok, using high heat, place oil and saute pork for 2-3 minutes, add in onions and seasoned with soy & oyster sauce.
- add in sesame oil and lemon juice and remove from fire.
- Serve hot with rice or serve on a sizzling plate.