What is Longsilog?

What is Longsilog? True to its name, longsilog is a breakfast that consists of sweet pork (longanisa), savory eggs, and umami garlic rice! Without even laying eyes on it, longsilog’s smell wafting through your home is enough to drag even the sleepiest out of bed.

How do you make longganisa rice?


  1. Combine the rice, salt, and garlic powder.
  2. Heat the oil in a wide frying pan.
  3. When the oil becomes hot, put-in the chopped longganisa.
  4. Put-in the mashed rice.
  5. Make a space in the pan by putting the rice on one side.
  6. Crack the eggs and then put in the open space of the pan.

What do you eat Longanisa with?

The best way to enjoy it is to pair the longganisa with garlic fried rice (sinangag) and fried egg (itlog). When ordering in a restaurant or eatery, it is simply called “Longsilog.” Because they are rich and savory, longganisa is best enjoyed with a side dish or condiment to cut into the richness.

What meat is Longaniza?

Puerto Rican style longaniza is made of pork, but also is made with chicken or turkey. The red orange color is from the addition of annatto seeds. Rice with longaniza is a popular dish.

How do you eat silog?

Silogs are complete on their own and don’t require anything else. But if you’re looking to refresh the palate from the rich savoriness silog delivers, sliced tomato, sliced cucumber, atchara (pickled papaya), and tart, spicy vinegar are welcome accompaniments.

What is the difference between longaniza and chorizo?

In terms of texture, chorizo is made with ground meat, and longaniza with minced (coarser grind) meat. Both chorizo and longaniza recipes use dry red peppers in Mexico, but longanizas tend to also include either paprika or annatto (achiote), hence that divine bright red tint.

What is better chorizo or longaniza?

The longaniza that’s found in the United States has more spice than chorizo. It’s made differently in different countries and regions, but longaniza typically resembles salami or pepperoni when cured. It will always have a bolder flavor than chorizo or other types of cured meat.

What does Silog mean in Tagalog?

“Silog” is a combination of two words — sinangag, meaning garlic fried rice, and itlog, meaning egg. To serve something “silog” is to pair it with garlic fried rice and an egg.

What is Philippines favorite food?

The lechon kawali, the deep fried pork, is a popular Filipino food all over the country.

What is Filipino Longganisa made of?

Longganisa are usually fresh or smoked sausages, typically made with varying ratios of lean meat and fat, along with garlic, black pepper, salt (usually coarse sea salt), saltpeter, muscovado or brown sugar, and vinegar.

What does Longanisa taste like?

In Argentina and Uruguay, longaniza is a very long, cured and dried pork sausage that gets its particular flavour from ground anise seeds. This results in a very particular aroma, and a mildly sweet flavour that contrasts with the strong salty taste of the stuffing.

What is the Filipino version of the sausage?

What is longganisa? Longanisa/longganisa is a Filipino local sausage or chorizo. It is commonly served for breakfast with fried rice and a fried egg, the trio is known as ‘longsilog’. A derivative of the Spanish sausage, longaniza, the local Filipino longganisa has many different kinds.

What is your favorite Filipino breakfast?

Tapa (Tapsilog) Probably the most popular of all Filipino breakfast meals and my personal favorite is no other than the “OG” Tapsilog. A TapSiLog consists of a heavenly combination of Tapa, Sinangag or fried garlic rice, and Itlog or egg.

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