By Gian Franco 2021-08-22

Try These Batch Cooking Ideas for Your Next Filipino Meal Prep


Sometimes, planning a week’s worth of meal prep ahead of a busy schedule can be a daunting task. Everybody is trying to stay indoors due to recurring lockdowns as the Delta and Lambda variants of COVID-19 rage on. Unlike in 2019, we are now catching up on more work or diving into personal projects during home quarantine. We won’t always have the time to go through the internet scourging for meal ideas on top of cooking time.


To help you with your upcoming meal prep, here’s list of easy batch cooking ideas that are nutritious and tasty. This list already factors in availability of ingredients, which you can order online at


Longganisa/Hotdog Fried Rice

Fried rice will always get the mention in any list of Filipino recipes for batch cooking. Instead of settling for the classic steamed rice, toss longganisa or hotdog bits into a wok and mix with beaten eggs. Add the rice and make it more filling with the addition of carrots and green peas. Watch everything come together into a beautiful, easy-peasy fried rice that will last you a week. (Photo from