Kalandrakas Recipes


A plain and original chicken pasta soup from the Southern Tagalog area. You can cooked with alternative of vegetables and pasta in rich and delicious chicken or beef soup.


  • 250 Grams shell pasta
  • 2 Pieces chicken breast
  • 1 Carrot, cubed
  • 1 Potatoes, cubed
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/2 Cup chopped cabbage
  • 1/2 Cup chopped Chinese cabbage
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Garlic
  • 1 Can evaporated milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Methods

  • In soup pot, bring chicken breast and cold water to a boil.
  • When its cool enough to handle, hand-shred the meat and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan and sauté garlic until lightly brown, then add the onions.
  • Add the shredded chicken and sauté until slightly brown.
  • Pour in the chicken stock and bring the liquid to a boil.
  • Add the shell pasta and simmer for 5 – 10 minutes or until tender.
  • Add carrots and potato and continue to simmer until soften.
  • Pour the evaporated milk, keep stirring and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the cabbage and Chinese cabbage and continue to simmer for 2 minutes.

How to Prepare Hipon Na May Curry Powder

Hipon With Curry Powder

Basic Ingredients

  • 1 Medium size of onion
  • 2 Cloves garlic
  • 1/2 Lbs of Shrimp
  • 1 1/2 Can coconut milk
  • 1/2 Can of coconut cream
  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder

Cooking Methods

  • Clean the shrimp by cutting all the legs and antennae.
  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  • Sauté garlic and onion until wilt.
  • Pour the coconut milk, keep stirring until it boils.
  • Season with salt and add curry powder.
  • Add shrimp and cook until they just turn pink
  • Add the coconut cream, keep stirring until cream thickens.

Cooking Pointers:

  • Spoon half a cup of thick cream at the top of can coconut milk, before stirring.
  • Using curry paste, sauté the paste with garlic and onion.
  • Before plating, decorate with fresh cilantro or green onion.