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Beef Pares
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5 from 16 votes

How To Cook Beef Pares Recipe

Pares or beef pares is one of the popular dish which is equivalent to braised beef.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: beef pares
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Calories: 424kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo Beef Brisket cut into cubes
  • 1 head minced garlic
  • 1 medium size onion quartered
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp. grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 pcs. star anise
  • 1 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil optional
  • salt to taste
  • scallion or sibuyas mura for garnishing


How to cook beef pares:

  • Boil the beef briskets in a pot with water, salt and onion. Remove the scum and cook until tender.
  • Transfer the meat to a bowl and set aside. Don't throw away the soup stock and set aside also.
  • In another pot or deep pan, saute the ginger, garlic and onion.
  • Put the boiled meat and stir fry for a few minutes and season with soy sauce, brown sugar, star anise and pepper.
  • Pour about 2 cups of soup stock. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the cornstarch mixed with a little water to the pot to thicken the sauce.
  • Season with sesame oil and transfer to a bowl. Garnish with fried toasted garlic.
  • Serve with garlic rice and soup stock garnished with scallion.