Picadillo Recipe

Picadillo

Picadillo

Ingredients

Picadillo Soup

  • 1small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1tablespoon canola oil
  • 1pound ground beef
  • 3large Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2cups water or beef broth

Picadillo Stew

  • 1tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1tablespoon canola oil
  • 1onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 1/2pounds ground beef
  • 1/2cup water or beef broth
  • 2medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2medium carrots, peeled and cubed
  • 2tablespoons raisins
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Picadillo Soup Version

  1. In a pan over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until limp.
  2. Add ground beef and cook, breaking to pieces with the back of a spoon, until lightly browned. Drain excess fat, if any.
  3. Add fish sauce and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes and cook, mashing with the back of a spoon until softened and release juice.
  5. Add water and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes or until beef is cooked through.
  6. Add potatoes. Cover and continue to simmer for about 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.

Picadillo Stew Version

  1. In a pan over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until limp.
  2. Add ground beef and cook, breaking to pieces with the back of a spoon, until lightly browned. Drain excess fat, if any.
  3. Add fish sauce and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add tomato sauce and crushed tomatoes.
  5. Add water and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes or until beef is cooked through.
  6. Add potatoes, carrots, raisins. Cover and continue to simmer for about 3 to 5 minutes or until tender.
  7. Continue to cook until sauce is reduced and thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
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Bulalo Beef Pares Recipe

Bulalo Beef Pares Recipe

Bulalo Beef Pares Recipe

Ingredients
  • 3 lbs. beef shank
Ingredients for boiling
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 yellow onion, wedged
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Ingredients for sauteeing
  • 4 to 5 pieces star anise
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 cups garlic fried rice.
  • 1 yellow onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 thumb ginger, minced
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar

Instructions
  1. Pour water into a pressure cooker. Let boil,
  2. Add wedged onion, ground black pepper, and salt.
  3. Put the beef shank in the pressure cooker. Cover and pressure cook for 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Remove the beef shank. Set the beef stock aside.
  5. In a clean pot, heat oil.
  6. Saute garlic, onion, and ginger.
  7. Add the boiled beef shank. Cook for 1 minute.
  8. Pour soy sauce and 1¾ cups of beef stock (water used to boil beef) into the pot. Let boil. Cover and then cook in medium heat for 8 minutes.
  9. Add star anise. Cook for 12 minutes. Remove the star anise from the pot.
  10. Add brown sugar. Stir. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  11. Add salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  12. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve with garlic fried rice and beef stock (soup).