Butterflied Roast Chicken using Turbo Broiler

Butterflied Roast Chicken using Turbo Broiler

Get this super simple but delectable, juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside, roast chicken recipe!  Butterflied and brined to give the perfect texture of the meat and skin and flavor that is bone-deep.  As promised from my last post, I am now sharing this unbelievably easy roast chicken recipe that has been part of our family's traditional Christmas Noche Buena or any special occasions. But don't let its simplicity fool you. It is so flavorful that you will find it hard to stop nibbling at the bones.   Instead of using an…Read more→
How to butterfly (spatchcock) and brine a whole chicken?

How to butterfly (spatchcock) and brine a whole chicken?

In this post, I will show you two important things. That is, how to butterfly (spatchcock) and brine a whole chicken. Why is it important? Well, if you are tired of having an unevenly roasted whole chicken, butterflying or spatchcocking is the answer as it gives the chicken a more even thickness while cooking. It will also give you a crispier skin since all skin will be on one side. Now, if you also want a chicken that is not only crisp outside but also with moist meat, that is where brining comes in. Brining your chicken…Read more→
Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Learn the secret on how to make these delicious Chicken Cordon Blue. Fried to perfection with crispy outer breading and juicy chicken inside! Chicken Cordon Bleu is one of Armin's most favorite dish. This is actually what he ordered when he planned a surprise dinner at the beach on our last night of honeymoon trip to Camiguin. It was quite romantic, really! So I only have really good memories associated with this classic dish. Since I know that Armin loves Chicken Cordon Bleu, it makes sense that I would like to know how to…Read more→
Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki Chicken

Get this real simple Teriyaki Chicken recipe. It can never get easier than this! You will love this easy Teriyaki Chicken recipe, I'm sure. Crispy chicken skin and tender juicy meat. The original teriyaki recipes use mirin in making the Teriyaki sauce. It is Japanese rice wine that is widely used in Japanese cuisine. But if you do not have Mirin at home then this is your Teriyaki recipe!  I was not able to get boneless chicken thighs so I had to debone them myself. But it was not all difficult. However, if…Read more→
Chicken ala King

Chicken ala King

Chicken ala King is definitely one of those classic chicken recipes you should have in your repertoire. Especially when you do not have much time in your hand because it is really quick and easy to make. It is also very versatile. You can have it as a main dish paired with pasta, bread or rice. It could also be an appetizer or starter by serving it on baked Phyllo shells or tortilla cups.   I invited some of my Filipino girlfriends last week for a moving sale. Yes, we are moving again,…Read more→
Chicken Chow Mein

Chicken Chow Mein

Try this restaurant-worthy all-in-one dish, Chicken Chow Mein! Deliciously flavorful and so easy to make! Chow Mein, the classic stir-fried egg noodles, is definitely one of the most popular Chinese dishes in and outside China. This chicken Chow Mein recipe is actually inspired from Marc of No Recipes. I changed some of the ingredients like adding hoisin sauce and omitting the potato starch and Shaoxing wine. The truth is I do not have both so I thought I would improvise. It turned out really well actually, but that is not surprising since I…Read more→
Hainanese Chicken Rice with 3 dipping sauce

Hainanese Chicken Rice with 3 dipping sauce

Get this Hainanese Chicken Rice recipe with 3 dipping sauce! A 3-in-1 dish that you will surely love. This chicken, rice, and soup combo is just amazing! Hainanese Chicken Rice is considered one of the national dishes of Singapore but also very popular in Malaysia and other neighboring countries too. The origin, however, is Chinese, from the Hainan Province to be exact, as the name implies. Early immigrants were said to have introduced it and the locals loved it so much and made it their own.         I am in love…Read more→
Chicken Afritada

Chicken Afritada

Try this Chicken Afritada recipe. A Filipino chicken stew in tomato sauce with carrots, potatoes and bell peppers.  Chicken Afritada is one of my Mama's specialty. There is this slogan in Tagalog, "Sarsa pa lang ulam na!".  And this dish perfectly fits this phrase. It translates to something like the sauce itself is good enough to be a viand. Does that make sense? As you know, Filipinos eat everything with rice. You do not eat a dish without rice! It is always 'kanin at ulam' ( rice and viand). OK, viand is actually not…Read more→
Chicken Sotanghon Soup

Chicken Sotanghon Soup

Try this Chicken Sotanghon Soup. A tasty and immune-boosting Filipino chicken soup with slippy cellophane noodles.  Have I told you how much I love soups? I love soups so much I can eat them all year round, even at the peak of summer. Nevermind getting sweaty all over at that. Soups also have to be hot! And I mean straight from the pot steaming hot, I wouldn't have it any other way! And yes, I've burned my tongue (and esophagus) a lot of times too! I think I am a bit of a…Read more→
Chicken Mami Recipe

Chicken Mami Recipe

Try this Filipino Chicken Mami recipe, a delicious chicken noodle soup perfect to warm you this cold season and to help keep the colds away.Although we do not have autumn or winter in the Philippines, we do have the rainy seasons and the month of December to January are also seemingly cold, well at least to us locals. During these times, we keep ourselves warm by eating hot soups like Sopas (chicken noodle soup with milk) and mami, just like this one. This chicken mami recipe is really easy to make which basically…Read more→
Simple Arroz Valenciana Recipe

Simple Arroz Valenciana Recipe

Looking for an easy Arroz Valenciana (Bringhe) Recipe?  Bringhe or Arroz Valenciana is one of the favorite dishes among Filipinos. It is a bit similar to Spanish Paella and made up mostly of It is usually served for Fiesta or any other special occasions. This is a simple version of this recipe that is really quick and easy to make for an everyday meal. If you want to give it some extra touch for serving on occasions, look at my notes below. Bringhe is actually the name of this dish in my hometown, Pampanga. You…Read more→