Kelaguen

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Kelaguen is a Chamorro dish from Guam and the Mariana Islands eaten as a side dish or as a main course. A pickling marinade of lemon juice, fresh coconut, green onions, salt and hot red chili peppers or donne dinanche is used to marinate cooked chicken, raw shrimp, fish or beef. With the exception of the cooked chicken, the acids in the marinade "cook" the raw shrimp, fish or beef instead of heat. It is served cold or at room temperature and eaten as is, over rice, or wrapped in a warm corn or flour tortilla (or the Chamorro version, titiyas) with finadene on the side.

Though the Philippine dish "Kilawin" generally refers to fish served in a manner similar to Ceviche, a variant with roasted pork or goat meat cooked rare mixed with selected roasted offal is widely consumed as "pulutan" and viand in the Philippine island of Mindanao and the Visayas region.

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  • Kilawin a similar dish from the Philippines.

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