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Top 10 Best Meal Kits in the Philippines 2020 (Persia Grill, Manam, Potato Corner, and More)

The best way to have a gourmet meal at home is by buying a meal kit. It is a perfect alternative if you don’t want to spend hours in grocery stores and supermarkets just to buy ingredients. You also won’t need a lot of prep time, as it provides all the ingredients you’ll need and easy-to-follow recipes – enjoy and savor your meals with half the effort!


A meal kit is a great time saver, allowing you to spend more quality time for yourself and your family. There are various meal kits in the market, and buying one will mainly be based on your personal preference. We’ve provided a buying guide and a list of delicious meal kits that you can buy online to help you out.

  • Last updated: 11-20-2020
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How to Choose a Meal Kit - Buying Guide

Buying a meal kit is not that hard. You need to consider just a few things as a guide before buying one, so you get the best for you and the whole family. Read further to be guided in buying a meal kit.

Check the Ingredients for Dietary Restrictions and Allergies

Check the Ingredients for Dietary Restrictions and Allergies

Health is always a priority; thus, you need to be careful with the ingredients of the food you eat, especially when buying a pre-made kit.


For those who have certain food allergies like peanut and seafood allergies, checking the ingredients should be done as a habit before buying any food to avoid the worst situations.


For those who are following a strict diet, checking the ingredients list and looking at the fine print is also important. There are some meal kits that are dairy-free, gluten-free, have diabetic-friendly ingredients, Halal, and so on. Be mindful of the expiration date as well!

Decide Whether to Buy Single Packs or a Bundled Meal Plan Kit

Decide Whether to Buy Single Packs or a Bundled Meal Plan Kit

If you’re new to buying meal kits, it is recommended for you to buy single packs as it helps you try new things and see which service works for you. It is also just enough for those days that you don’t have much time in your hands but still want a freshly cooked, homemade meal.


Meanwhile, bundles are perfect if you don’t have the time to prepare meals often because meal kit services usually offer a variety of dishes. They are also a good alternative if you want to prepare different meals for parties or get-togethers so that you can have time and energy to socialize with your family and friends.

Identify Its Procedure, Kitchen Tools and Additional Ingredients Needed

Identify Its Procedure, Kitchen Tools and Additional Ingredients Needed

Meal kits come differently, so they have different procedures to be cooked. For example, some meal kits require to be baked, which means you’ll need an oven. Make sure you have the all equipment needed before buying a meal kit.


Some meal kit sellers list the equipments needed in the packaging of it. If ever there’s no list included, you can ask the seller. Thinking ahead will help you a lot because you’ll be able to know what you’ll need. To do it, check its procedure so that you’ll be able to know what you’ll need in the process of cooking.


Also, take note that some meal kits do not come with oil, salt, and pepper as it is given that most, if not all, households already have these. So make sure that you have the additional ingredients ready as well.

Consider Getting from Your Favorite Restaurants

Consider Getting from Your Favorite Restaurants

Everyone surely misses dining out since quarantine. To satisfy your food cravings from a specific restaurant, considering getting ready to cook or meal kits from your favorite restaurants might help. It allows you to enjoy your desired meal without going to the actual restaurant.


One of the advantages of this is that you get to experiment and experience making your own version of the food from the restaurant out of the meal kit. Also, this is a fun activity that will surely get you out of boredom from staying at home!

Top 10 Best Meal Kits to Buy Online

Here are ten excellent meal kits packed with flavorful ingredients that you and your family will love! We have come up with different dishes with various ingredients for a wide range of options.

1
MealBeef Kebab
Serving Size4 - 5 Pax
Single or BundleBundle
IngredientsBeef
2
MealLechon Kawali
Serving Size3 - 4 Pax
Single or BundleSingle
IngredientsPork
3
MealPrimo Beef
Serving Size4 Pax
Single or BundleSingle
IngredientsBeef, Garlic Sauce
4
MealShoestring Fries
Size2.5 kg
Single or BundleSingle
IngredientsFrench Fries, Flavor of Your Choice (Cheese, BBQ, Sour Cream)
5

Din Tai FungShrimp & Pork Wonton with Din Tai Fung House Sauce of Choice

₱385

MealShrimp & Pork Wonton
Size3 - 4 Pax
Single or BundleSingle
IngredientsPork and Shrimp
6
MealCheeseburgers
Serving Size4 Pax
Single or BundleBundle
IngredientsBeef, Cheese, Bread
7

Simple Roots Meal KitBangus Pandan Meal Kit

₱288

MealBangus
Size2 - 3 Pax
Single or BundleSingle
IngredientsMilkfish, Tomatoes, Onions, Pandan Leaves
8

Simple Roots Meal KitVegBalls with Banana Ketchup Meal Kit

₱256

MealVeggie Balls
Size2 - 3 Pax
Single or BundleSingle
IngredientsNot Specified
9
MealTakoyaki
Size10 - 15 Pax
Single or BundleBundle
Ingredients300ml Takoyaki sauce Tako Flour, Original Japanese Mayonnaise Bonito Flakes, Aonori, Spicy Powder
10
MealShabu Shabu
Serving Size6 - 8 Pax
Single or BundleBundle
IngredientsShabu Shabu Mixed Balls, Mushroom Meatballs, Taro, Enoki Mushroom, Japanese Shirataki Noodles, Pork Bone Soup Base, Bullhead Shabu Shabu Sauce

Compare the Best Meal Kits

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1
Persia Grill Beef Kebab Mix 1

Persia Grill

2
Manam Lechon Kawali 1

Manam

3
Shawa Wama Primo Beef 1

Shawa Wama

4
Potato Corner Shoestring Fries 1

Potato Corner

5
Din Tai Fung Shrimp & Pork Wonton with Din Tai Fung House Sauce of Choice 1

Din Tai Fung

6
8Cuts House Cheeseburgers 1

8Cuts

7
Simple Roots Meal Kit Bangus Pandan Meal Kit 1

Simple Roots Meal Kit

8
Simple Roots Meal Kit VegBalls with Banana Ketchup Meal Kit 1

Simple Roots Meal Kit

9
Takoyaki Trial Set 1

10
Shabu Shabu Set 1

Name

Beef Kebab Mix

Lechon Kawali

Primo Beef

Shoestring Fries

Shrimp & Pork Wonton with Din Tai Fung House Sauce of Choice

House Cheeseburgers

Bangus Pandan Meal Kit

VegBalls with Banana Ketchup Meal Kit

Takoyaki Trial Set

Shabu Shabu Set

Features

The Best Kebab Mix for Grilling Session

Crispy, Flavorful Filipino Favorite as a Main Course or Side Dish

Prime Quality Beef Steak for Date Nights at Home

Enjoy Potato Corner at the Comfort and Safety of Your Home

Rich-tasting Dimsum from a World-class Oriental Restaurant

A Satisfying Meal for Premium Burger Lovers

A Bangus Recipe With a Different Twist

Healthy Version of Meatballs Perfect for Kids and Kids-at-Heart

Make Your Own Takoyaki With The Complete Ingredients

Quick and Easy to Cook Asian Soup-based Cuisine

Price₱1,191₱490₱930₱699₱385₱820₱288₱256₱2,300₱1,550
MealBeef KebabLechon KawaliPrimo BeefShoestring FriesShrimp & Pork WontonCheeseburgersBangusVeggie BallsTakoyakiShabu Shabu
Serving Size4 - 5 Pax3 - 4 Pax4 Pax2.5 kg3 - 4 Pax4 Pax2 - 3 Pax2 - 3 Pax10 - 15 Pax6 - 8 Pax
Single or BundleBundleSingleSingleSingleSingleBundleSingleSingleBundleBundle
IngredientsBeefPorkBeef, Garlic SauceFrench Fries, Flavor of Your Choice (Cheese, BBQ, Sour Cream)Pork and ShrimpBeef, Cheese, BreadMilkfish, Tomatoes, Onions, Pandan LeavesNot Specified300ml Takoyaki sauce Tako Flour, Original Japanese Mayonnaise Bonito Flakes, Aonori, Spicy Powder Shabu Shabu Mixed Balls, Mushroom Meatballs, Taro, Enoki Mushroom, Japanese Shirataki Noodles, Pork Bone Soup Base, Bullhead Shabu Shabu Sauce
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Making Meal Kits Extra Special

Bring your meal kits to the next level by making them personalized for your family and friends! Giving meals with these kitchen and artsy supplies will surely touch the hearts of any recipient. You can make several sets with holiday motifs as gifts this coming Christmas and New Year! 


This video is from Cityline as demonstrated by Tamara Robbins-Griffith.


Materials:

  • Plastic Basket
  • Cloth Napkins
  • Mason Jar w/ Straw
  • Clear Airtight Containers
  • Tags
  • Twine
  • Pen
  • Small Vase with Flowers
  • Printed Menu of the Meal Kit

Procedure:

  1. Line the cloth napkins on the plastic basket. Set aside.
  2. Pour the cooked meals and desserts into airtight containers, while drinks and soups into the mason jars.
  3. Using pen, tags, and twine, put labels for every dish and drink you will give to make it more presentable and easy identification.
  4. Add a small vase with flowers for a heartfelt touch. Alternatively, you can use Christmas trinkets like hollies or candy canes in time for the season.
  5. Print a menu of the meal kit so that the recipients would know what you have prepared.
  6. Place all of them in the basket and let your family and friends feel your love for them.

More On-the-Go Food Items for Busy Online Workers and Students

More On-the-Go Food Items for Busy Online Workers and Students

We can't deny that there are times that we would need to prepare food quickly, especially now that we have merged office-related tasks in our homes. Not to mention, our experiences during typhoons have pushed us to store these foods in case of emergencies. Read through some of our articles below, and consider purchasing some of them.

Summary

Meal kits are still home-cooked meals. The only difference is that you didn’t spend a lot of time and energy to list and buy the ingredients you’ll need to prepare the dish. Another difference is that it is not your recipe. However, meal kits are convenient and a great option if you want instantly prepared dishes for you and the whole family.


Just always aim for those without preservatives and artificial flavors, decide between single or bundle packs, and make sure you have the required kitchen equipment so that you can enjoy your meal.


Author: Roel Pillas Malubay


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