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Meat in Philippine Cuisine. The commonly used Filipino word for “meat” is karne, from the Spanish carne.

  • Pianggang: Tausug Chicken Dish
    Posted in: Meat

    Classic chicken dish of the Tausug people of southern Mindanao.

    Grilled chicken cooked in coconut milk flavored with a special spice mixture that includes burnt coconut.

  • Tokwa at Bagnet
    Posted in: Meat

    Photo by Leslie Bernarte of Tokwa’t Bagnet .

    Bagnet is crispy-fried pork belly associated with the Ilocos region. It is sort of like a cross between Chicharon and Lechon Kawali.

  • Filipino Morcon from Bataan
    Posted in: Meat, Recipes

    Featured photo is of Morcon made in Bataan in February 2016.

    Morcon (Murkon in Tagalog orthography) is a popular holiday dish during the Christmas season in the Philippines. It is a meat roll stuffed with sausage or hotdogs, carrots, pickles, cheese, and egg.

  • Pork Salpicao with Chorizo and Garlic
    Pork Salpicao
    Posted in: Meat

    “Super tender pork salpicao with chorizo slices and lots of garlic” by Mayette M. Garcia. Salpicao is usually beef. Here it is pork! 🙂

  • Hardinera of Quezon Province
    Posted in: Meat

    Photo of hardinera by Mildred Cruz. Hardinera (from the Spanish jardinera) is a famous meatloaf dish from Quezon Province. It is traditionally prepared in a llanera (oval-shaped tin mold). Recipe and more information about this Filipino specialty dish after the website upgrade. Please do check back. Salamat!

  • Filipino hotdogs in giniling
    Filipino Hotdogs
    Posted in: Meat

    Giniling na baboy (ground pork) with sliced Filipino hotdogs by John Braza… What distinguishes Filipino hotdogs? Most prominently perhaps it’s the bright red color. And yes, it’s artificial color! Popular brands: San Miguel Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs and RFM Swift Mighty Meaty Hotdogs.

  • Adidas + Saluyot
    Posted in: Meat

    Adidas + Saluyot by Mommy Shelette.

    In the Philippines, adidas refers to chicken feet.

    The usage derives from the fact that the chicken’s three claws are reminiscent of the trefoil logo of the German shoe company Adidas.

  • Pork Steak Bistek Style
    Pork Steak
    Posted in: Meat

    Featured Photo is Pork Steak bistek style by Mayette M. Garcia.

    This is the pork version of the popular bistek (Filipino beefsteak).

  • Dinuguan at Puto
    Dinuguan at Puto
    Posted in: Meat

    Photo by Mayette Garcia of Dinuguan at Puto.

    Dinuguan is a Filipino stew distinguished for having pig’s blood as a base. Other iconic ingredients of dinuguan are offal (hearts, liver, kidney, pig’s ears, etc.), vinegar, garlic and onions.

  • Chicken Afritada with Tender Juicy Hotdog
    Posted in: Meat

    Chicken Afritada with Hotdog Slices by Mommy Shelette