Don’t you know why the Restaurants found in Palawan are considered as on of the best in the Philippines? They provide unique and simple but delicious foods that cater to international tastes and food choices, serving both local and foreign cuisines. Here are some of the best foods in Palawan:
Favorite noodles among the Palaweños especially during merienda or as midnight snack. This is rice noodles and beef stew (can be pork or chicken) with soup from either pork or beef stock. Top with boiled egg (special), monggo sprouts and mint leaves, seasoned with chili sauce, pepper and calamansi. Its soup is reddish because of the atchuete.
Best enjoyed during the sunset. What a great way to feast on the food while the sea breeze refreshes your face.
Halabos na Lobster
All you have to do first is to wash the lobster. Place in a pot and pour in the Sprite. Allow the liquid to reduce before adding in the butter and the calamansi. Allow to reduce some more. Place the lobsters on a serving platter and pour the remaining sauce over it. You can also serve the remaining liquid separately as a dip.
Suam na Sikat-Sikat
Wash the sikat-sikat and drain. Saute the garlic until brown; set aside. Brown the ginger strips and the onions. Pour in the patis. Stir for 3 minutes and add the rice water. Cover and allow to boil. Add the sili leaves and that’s it!
Wash the snails. Place in a pot with water and cover; set aside. Get each snail and gently tap to break the narrow end of each snail. This will loosen the meat. Place the snails in a pot and pour in the coconut milk. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes over moderate heat. Add salt and ginger. Add the coconut cream Allow to simmer for 5 minutes more without stirring.
Fish cordon bleu
A generous slab of first-class fish with sweet potaoes and seaweeds salad. The fish taste like milk and it somehow melts in your mouth.
Seafood Kare Kare is like the traditional Kare Kare wherein instead of beef, you use seafood. One of the best food in Palawan. It is an authentic Filipino dish with a sauce flavored.
The tamilok, a wood worm which tastes like your familiar oyster, is a famous delicacy found in Palawan. Although it looks like a worm, it is actually a mollusk found inside rotting mangroves. The word ‘tamilok’ was surprisingly coined by two Americans.