Because Why Not? Sisig Carbonara, Salted Egg Carbonara + 2 Other Unique Pasta Recipes That Actually Work

Time to flex your cooking skills at home!

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Because Why Not? Sisig Carbonara, Salted Egg Carbonara + 2 Other Unique Pasta Recipes That Actually Work

Considering the unique situation the pandemic has put us in, it looks like everyone will have to wait until it’s safe to go back out in the world. For now, it’s best to stay home and explore the great indoors.

If you’re itching to find a productive way to spend your free time, why not unlock a new achievement by learning a couple of new recipes? This way, you’re not only brushing up on your cooking skills; you're also getting to showcase a delicious meal to your loved ones — who are probably dealing with quarantine fatigue just like you.

How about leveling up your cooking know-how with a dish that is simple yet impressive: Carbonara — but with creative twists! Everybody loves this creamy dish, but make it #IbaAngSarap to give bigger smiles to your family’s faces.

One thing to know about carbonara is it's all about the sauce. Luckily, the secret ingredient to help you make it is here — DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce!

Aside from having milk and cream, it's also blended with herbs and spices that help create explosive flavors that awaken the senses! Be wowed by its creamy appearance and richness, captivated by its inviting aroma, and impressed by its delicious flavors.

Also, DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce is now available in a new, refreshed look and in a 400-gram pack, which helps you whip up celebratory meals for the entire family!

Now go ahead and create your next restaurant-style, gourmet dish by giving these four unique carbonara recipes from DEL MONTE a try! See for yourself how DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce helps you become an impressive pasta chef.

Sisig Carbonara Recipe

You know how well sisig pairs with rice, but have you ever tried it with pasta? Check out this very Pinoy take on this creamy dish.

Makes 8 servings
Takes 24 minutes

Sisig Carbonara Ingredients

1 can 150g sizzling sisig
2 tablespoons margarine
4 tablespoons red onion, chopped
1 pouch 400g DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoons liquid seasoning
1 tablespoon siling haba, sliced diagonally
1 pack 400g DEL MONTE Spaghetti Pasta, cooked according to package instructions
1/2 cup crushed chicharon

How to cook Sisig Carbonara

1 In a pot, sauté sisig in margarine for 2 minutes. Add in onion, DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce, water, and liquid seasoning. Let it simmer.

2 Once done, add half of the siling haba to the sauce and let it cook for a few minutes.

3 Place cooked DEL MONTE Spaghetti Pasta in a serving dish. Pour the sauce on top.

4 Top with chicharon and the remaining siling haba. Serve.

Salted Egg Tinapa Carbonara Recipe

If you’re a fan of the salted egg trend, this recipe is definitely for you! It uses the yolks not just to add a sweet-savory taste to the sauce, but also to give it a distinct, creamy mouthfeel.

Makes 16 servings
Takes 20-25 minutes

Salted Egg Tinapa Carbonara Ingredients

4 tablespoons butter
12 salted eggs, yolks and egg whites separated
2 pouches 400g DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce
2 packs 400g DEL MONTE Spaghetti Pasta, cooked according to package instructions
2 pieces lime, cut into wedges
2 cups tinapang bangus, cooked and flaked
1/2 cup green onions, chopped

How to cook Salted Egg Tinapa Carbonara

1 In a pan, melt butter. Add in the salted egg yolks and mash well.

2 Pour DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce and mix until combined.

3 Add in cooked DEL MONTE Spaghetti Pasta, tinapa flakes, and lime juice. Toss until well combined.

4 Place pasta on a serving dish. Top with chopped egg whites and green onions. Serve.

5 Optional: For an added kick of lime, add grated lime zest into the tossed pasta just before serving.

Maple Chipotle Chicken Carbonara Recipe

The light, creamy flavor of the carbonara sauce balances out the sweet-spicy taste of the maple-chipotle chicken. Make sure to use cornstarch when frying the chicken so it comes out crispy and crunchy!

Makes 8 servings
Takes 30 minutes

Maple Chipotle Chicken Carbonara Ingredients

1/2 kilogram chicken thigh fillet, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup cornstarch
2 cups oil
1 pouch 400g DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce
1/2 cup water
1 pack 400g DEL MONTE Spaghetti Pasta, cooked according to package instructions
6 tablespoons maple syrup
4 tablespoons chipotle hot sauce
1 tablespoon cilantro leaves

How to cook Maple Chipotle Chicken Carbonara

1 Coat the cubed chicken fillet in cornstarch. Deep-fry in oil until golden brown. Set aside.

2 In a pan, pour DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce and water. Mix, and then let it simmer for 3 minutes.

3 Place cooked DEL MONTE Spaghetti Pasta in a serving dish. Pour the sauce on top.

4 Make your maple-chipotle chicken: In a bowl, mix together maple syrup and chipotle hot sauce. Use it to glaze the deep-fried chicken cubes.

5 Arrange glazed chicken on top of the pasta. Garnish with cilantro. Serve.

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Carbonara Recipe

Ever thought of a citrusy yet garlicky carbonara? Give this one a try and get ready to receive rave reviews from your loved ones.

Makes 8 servings
Takes 20-25 minutes

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Carbonara Ingredients

4 tablespoons garlic, minced
4 tablespoons olive oil
400g frozen shrimps, peeled but with the tail on
1/2 cup water
4 teaspoons lemon juice
2 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pouch 400g DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce
1 pack 400g DEL MONTE Spaghetti Pasta, cooked according to package instructions
2 tablespoons parsley, chopped

How to cook Lemon Garlic Shrimp Carbonara

1 Sauté garlic in olive oil. Once fragrant, add the shrimps and continue sautéing until they curl and turn pink.

2 Once the shrimps are cooked, add in water, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce. Mix together and let it simmer for 5 minutes.

3 Pour sauce over the cooked DEL MONTE Spaghetti Pasta. Garnish with parsley and serve.

These carbonara recipes may be completely new to you, but no worries! With DEL MONTE Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce on hand, you can create carbonara dishes that are creamy, rich, and #IbaAngSarap. Just try it!

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This article was created by Summit StoryLabs in partnership with DEL MONTE CARBONARA SPAGHETTI SAUCE.
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