7 Easy All-Pinoy Dinners for 4 People For Only P2,000
You can make all your favorites even when on a budget!
Nothing expresses love better than a hot meal to come home to after a long day. Inflation might have you thinking twice about making your favorite dishes but you can churn out a delicious classic Filipino dish every day of the week with just P2,000 worth of groceries.
We show you exactly how with a grocery list to make these recipes. Bookmark this page so you can refer to it all week.
The Grocery List
- 360 g red onions, P54
- 1 bundle green beans (
- 400 g green onion P22
s ayoteor green papaya, P20/fruit
- 200 g ginger, P33
- 1 piece medium tomato, P20
- 250 g
- 3 bulbs garlic, P21
- 1 bundle
- 80 g annatto seeds, P57.50
- 80 g okra, P9.60
- 400 g radish (
- 2 bundles
kangkong(water spinach), P44
- 500 g
- 1 198-gram can sliced mushrooms, P32.25
- 1 198-gram can shiitake mushrooms, P39.25
- 2 beef broth cubes, P13.65
- 2 whole chickens, P218 each
- 500 g chicken,
- 1 1/4 kilograms chicken breast fillets, P203
- 500 grams pork,
sinigangcut (large chunks), P82.50
- 1 large boneless
- 250 g pork belly, chopped, P74.25
- 80 ml mayonnaise, P18.50
- 37 g sachet onion powder, P76.25
- 350 ml fish sauce, P17.25
- 500 ml soy sauce, P29.75
- 1 L white vinegar, P30
- 44 g pack
sinigang na gabimix, P22.95
- 1 330-ml can clear soda (7-up or sprite), P23.75
- 400 g
pancitcanton (egg noodles), P55.75
- 1 stick margarine, P28.75
- 6 eggs, P38
Note: Excluded from this list are staples rice, oil, sugar, salt, and black pepper.
Monday: Arroz Caldo
What's a good cure to the Monday blues? We think a bowl of comforting rice porridge will. This classic, creamy bowl of rice porridge tastes just like a warm hug.
Tuesday: Filipino Chicken Inasal
You can actually make this classic chicken recipe right at home! Best news yet, you can prep it the night before so you don't have to rush when it's time to cook. Don't forget to cook the rice at the same time so you can dig in ASAP!
What Filipino menu would be complete without
Sometimes, the simplest recipes can be the most satisfying. Tinola is a simple ginger chicken soup that's perfect with rice and a side of patis with
Friday: Bangus Sisig
Everyone has a soft spot for sisig. Serve it as pulutan with drinks with friends to cap off the day or as is with some steamed white rice with the family.
Saturday: Chicken Adobo
Of course, we didn't forget this Filipino favorite! We're saved this dish for a weekend dinner when you can savor it, whether you're having it for leisurely a dinner or sneaking in a small plate later tonight. It's true that nothing quite hits the spot like adobo.
Sunday: Easy Pancit Habhab Recipe
Who says you can only have
You really can't go wrong with this affordable meal plan. The homecooked food you'll be eating the whole week will not only satisfy you, but you'll also be satisfying your pockets. So, if you haven't already, bookmark this page. It's all you need for a hassle-free week of easy dinners.