January 26, 2021
Four Pinoy favorite ‘Silog’ breakfast meals
Any Filipino home starts their day with a silog rice meal. It is a quick yet filling breakfast composed of eggs, garlic fried rice, and a meaty viand. Silog dishes can keep you full throughout your morning commute.
Want to level up this Pinoy favorite? Check out our four amped-up silog versions below!
Tocilog with Crunchy Funtastyk Young Pork Tocino
- 450g CDO Funtastyk Young Pork Tocino
- 1 medium-sized egg, beaten
- 1 to 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
- oil, for frying
- 1/3 cup Danes Cheese block classic, grated
- 1 to 2 teaspoons butter
- salted egg, to serve
- tomatoes, to serve
Tocino is sweetened pork belly with a reddish hue. The original recipe takes a while to prepare; that’s why you can find quick-cook commercial versions like CDO Funtastyk Young Pork Tocino in the market.
You can also level up your usual tocino by coating the pork with panko breadcrumbs for that extra crunch! Better yet, switch up over-easy eggs with cheesy scrambled eggs for that perfect sweet & salty combo!
Hotsilog with Bibbo Hotdog & Danes Cheese Cubes
- 3 pieces Bibbo Hotdogs
- 1 medium-sized white egg
- 1 cup garlic fried rice
- 1 tsp mustard powder
- 1/4 tsp sweet paprika
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 1/2 cups Danes Cheese block classic, cut into thin slices
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 tsp salt
- 6 tbsp cooking oil
Red, juicy hotdogs are one of the most common breakfast staples in the Philippines. Why not take it up a notch and put cheese squares on the side? This yummy appetizer uses cheese, spices, and AP flour to make baked crisps.
Combine your wet & dry mixture until you can turn it out from the mixing bowl and flattened it into a thin sheet. Divide the dough into 1-inch squares, pop it in the oven, and voila!
Cornsilog with Highlands Corned Beef & Danes Cheesy Spinach Rolls
- 260g Highlands Corned Beef
- 1 medium-sized shallot, sliced
- 3 tbsp cooking oil
- 100 grams fresh spinach leaves, cut into small pieces
- 500 grams cream cheese
- 200 ml mayonnaise
- 165 grams Danes Cheese block classic, cut into thin slices
- 1 large pack spring roll wrapper
- garlic powder (Optional)
Canned goods are also one of the go-to breakfast viands for Pinoys when we’re in a hurry. But if you want to turn your cornsilog into a full-fledged treat, then fry a batch of cheesy spinach rolls!
This creamy veggie appetizer is prepared similarly to lumpia and makes a great combo with sauteed corned beef. Add a cup of steaming hot sinangag, and you’re all set for the day!
Tunasilog: Healthy Meal with a Twist
- Tuna flakes
- Cooking oil
Here’s our favorite meal to promote healthy eating, we can start sauteing tuna flakes in garlic and onion. Simmer until tuna flakes oil turns dry. Then, add your favorite garlic rice and sunny side up egg. We recommend using San Marino Corned Tuna because it is loaded with Omega-3 DHA, so every member of the family can have the health and the heart to do more the day while fueling more family moments.
Whether it’s for breakfast or dinnertime, silog meals will always have a place in our hearts. Try out these tweaked out versions to power through the day!
Recipe credit: Yummy.ph