Filipino finger food recipes

Finger Lickin' at Seafood in a Bucket

In a rush to fill our tummy after a long day of hopping from one government office to another, I ask my colleague if he would like to try a seafood restaurant which I recently discovered, a Filipino owned and managed seafood restaurant called Seafood in a Bucket - a unique and new concept in Dubai offering it's Filipino patrons tasty and delectable seafood dishes that is easy on the budget
Pork Asado Siopao (Steamed Buns)

Pork Asado Siopao (Steamed Buns)

Siopao (SIO-PAU) is a popular Filipinofood which is originally from the Chinese. Hope you’ll enjoy making this recipe and if ever you have questions, just leave a comment or message me at Russian Filipino Kitchen Facebook page
Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

With fingers, press out to a scant 1/2-inch thickness. Assemble these supplies. 3 tablespoons salted butter2 ounces Cheddar cheese1 cup all-purpose flour, approximately 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup heavy cream1 or 2 tablespoons milk (optional)Steps in preparation
Puto (Steamed Flour Cake)

Puto (Steamed Flour Cake)

Those light meals filling the gap between breakfast and lunch or lunch and dinner, we, Filipinos, fondly call, merienda
CRISPY PORK BINAGOONGAN (CRISPY PORK WITH SHRIMP PASTE GLAZE)

CRISPY PORK BINAGOONGAN (CRISPY PORK WITH SHRIMP PASTE GLAZE)

Bagoong is an all around condiment that we Filipinos always have at a home. It is probably a food description that some find off putting, but believe it or not, it is that certain taste that makes food umami rich, tasty and, ironically, fragrant
Sauté of Chicken with Mushrooms

Sauté of Chicken with Mushrooms

Make beurre manie by combining flour with the re­maining 1 tablespoon butter, working it together with your fingers until thoroughly blended
Fun with Potstickers

Fun with Potstickers

Paula, with a tray of crimped dumplings, ready to panfryNote the use of small bulb onions instead of scallions in this sauce that we also used for lumpia, or miniature Filipino springrollsA leftover from Day of the Dead©Victoria Challancin

BANANA PUDDING TURON

This is a more upbeat version of a favourite Filipino snack called turon which is made with cooking bananas, dipped in brown sugar before being wrapped in spring roll pastry
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Pâté

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Pâté

To form pockets for stuffing, gently separate skin from flesh with your fingers where breastbone was, keeping skin and flesh intact around remaining edges
Cashew and Yema Macarons

Cashew and Yema Macarons

For the filling, I decided to keep the macarons Filipino. You’ll know they are ready for baking when you touch a macaron and nothing sticks to your finger
Easy Popcorn Chicken Bites

Easy Popcorn Chicken Bites

Use your fingers to roll the pieces into the crumbs to coat on all sides. Place chicken, garlic, ground black pepper, and soy sauce into a medium bowl or food container and mix thoroughly to combine
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Cheese

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Cheese

To form pockets for stuffing, gently separate skin from flesh with your fingers where breastbone was, keeping skin and flesh intact around remaining edges
Game Hens with Green Peppercorn Sauce

Game Hens with Green Peppercorn Sauce

Combine flour with the remaining 1 tablespoon butter and work together with your fingers until thoroughly blended, making beurre manie
Pinaypay na Saging (another variation of fried saba banana fritters)

Pinaypay na Saging (another variation of fried saba banana fritters)

Snacks made from saba bananas are very popular among Filipinos, often sold as street food. Bananas thrive abundantly in a tropical country like the Philippines, therefore it’s quite common to find them incorporated into various Filipino dishes