WATCH: How to Make Beef Asado
This beef dish pairs perfectly with a bowl of hot rice!
Take your time to make this beef asado recipe. Slow cooking the beef with all the ingredients is key to tender and satisfying serving. Don't forget the rice!
2 tablespoons cooking oil
5 cloves garlic, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1-kilogram beef brisket, sliced into chunks
1 200-gram pack tomato sauce
3 pieces dried bay leaf
2 tablespoons soy sauce
3-5 pieces star anise
1 cup water
salt, to taste
3 medium bell pepper, sliced thinly
1 In a pre-heated pot with oil, sautè the garlic until brown then add the onions and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until fragrant.
2 Add the beef and cook until all sides of the meat are brown.
3 Once the meat is browned, add the tomato sauce, soy sauce, bay leaves, and star anise and simmer for 10 minutes.
4 Add water and cook until the meat is tender and season with salt and pepper.
5 Once the meat is tender and the sauce is thick (approximately cooking it for 30-40 minutes), add the bell peppers and cook for another 10 minutes.