Tag: Deep frying

Banana Cue

Banana Cue is one of the most popular street foods in the Philippines; it is made out of a deep fried banana coated with caramelized brown sugar served in a barbecue stick. Bananas used are the key element of this dish hence “saba” bananas (cardaba bananas)…

Baked Cinnamon Camote Cue

Outside my old high school in the Philippines, street vendors sold two quintessential treats on a stick: banana cue (deep fried caramelized bananas) and camote cue (deep fried caramelized sweet potatoes).  The vendors would line up outside along the high concrete walls of the school with…

Crispy Pata 2

The love for pork is universal. How many countries revel on pork and munch on crispy pork skin like popcorn? Pork is the most preferred meat of the Filipinos. The number one pork dish is the whole roast pig called Lechon. Yes, speared in a bamboo stick,…

Bagnet

Filipinos love deep fried crispy pork with its skin on like crispy pata, lechon kawali andchicharon, this dish is no different as it uses the same concept of deep frying.  These dishes might look the same but there are some subtle difference between them and usually it is the…

Tokneneng

Tokneneng is made by deep-frying an orange battered egg chicken or duck eggs usually served with spiced vinegar based dip.  A very popular street food where you see in almost bus or jeepney stops where hungry workers heading home can enjoy a piece or two.  Usually…

Camaron Rebosado

Camaron rebosado — “the Shrimp tempura of the Philippines”, is an easy seafood dish which is made out of deep fried battered shrimps served with sweet chilli or sweet and sour sauce. Though it looks like a tempura this shrimp dish is very different to the Japanese counterpart…