WATCH: How to Make Beef Pares
A hearty serving of this Pinoy beef stew recipe pairs perfectly with lots of rice!
Beef pares is a Filipino beef stew recipe that's sweet and seasoned with spices. Pair it with a hearty serving of rice for a delicious, and satisfying meal.
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons ginger, minced
1 medium onion, minced
1 kilogram beef brisket, cut into cubes
4 cups water
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 pieces star anise
1/4 cup white sugar
1 piece beef cube
1 teaspoon black pepper
3 tablespoons green onion, finely chopped
salt, to taste
In a pot, saute garlic and ginger until brown. Add the onions and cook until translucent.
Stir in the beef and cook for 5 minutes or until meat turns brown.
Add water, soy sauce, star anise, sugar, beef cube, pepper, and salt. Cook over low heat until meat is tender then allow beef stew to simmer until the sauce thickens.
Garnish with scallions. Serve atop a bowl of hot rice, if preferred.