Filipino Beef Puchero Recipe
(Pochero / Pocherong Baka)
Beef Pochero/Puchero Ingredients:
1 kilo beef; cut into desired pieces
1 small can tomato sauce
1 potato; quartered
1 carrot; cut in 1 inch chunks
1 sweet potato; cut in 1 inch chunks
1 small head cabbage (repolyo); quartered
1/4 kilo Chinese cabbage (pechay)
4 plantains (saging na saba); peeled and sliced in halves
1 onion; minced
5 cloves garlic; minced
1/4 cup fish sauce (patis)
Beef Pochero/Puchero Cooking Preparation:
In a skillet, fry the plantains and potato in 3 minutes. Set aside.
In a bowl, mash one fried plantain. Set aside.
In a stock pot, stew the beef until tender. Strain the beef and set aside. Save the broth.
Sauté garlic and onion in a saucepan. Add the beef and stir fry with fish sauce for 3 minutes. Add the tomato sauce and simmer for 5 minutes.
Pour the broth and at first boil, add the potato, sweet potato, carrot, and the plantains. Let boil for 10 minutes. Add the mashed plantain and mix well. Add cabbage and parboil for 3 minutes. Add Chinese cabbage and remove from fire after 2 minutes or until the Chinese cabbage is done.
Adding slices of chorizo bilbao will make this recipe more delicious!!!
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I love to cook pochero.