silver chopstix

Chicken Inasal (Bacolod style grilled chicken)

Posted by in Poultry

Inasal means to roast in the Visayan dialect of the Philippines. It is also derived from the Spanish word asar meaning to grill. Chicken inasal was popularized in Bacolod city the capital of Negros Occidental located in the central part of the country. What differentiates it from other barbecued meats is the use cane or coconut vinegar in the marinade and annatto oil giving it the orange hue its known for. We were first introduced to this dish in 2006 when we visited Manila and ate at the chain restaurant…read more

Oven-Fried Chicken

Posted by in Dinner, Poultry

This is a very easy recipe for those of you like me, who love fried chicken but hate frying, the spatters and the messy clean up after. I have been making fried chicken this way since my kids were little. I find it hassle free and would not require you to be at the stove 100% of the time. Make sure to use bone in chicken for this recipe. I used chicken thighs and marinated it with the juice of one lemon and about 1 tsp of salt and 1/2…read more

Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters

Posted by in Dinner, Poultry

Roast chicken is my go to recipe on a busy school night. My original recipe only uses salt, pepper and garlic powder as seasoning. During a trip to Montreal, I got to taste their Portuguese style roast chicken. It was the best chicken I have ever had. Since then I have searched the web for the closest recipe for it to recreate it’s flavor. This is my own take on it. I think it needs more spices and garlic but my family loves this so I’m keeping it this way…read more