How to Cook Beef Asado
Beef asado is a popular Filipino beef dish that are usually sold in carinderia or food courts serving Filipino dishes.
Servings: 6 servings
- 1 kilo beef cut into desired pieces
- 2 potatoes pared and divided into 6
- 1 big onion peeled and cut into cubes
- 1/2 head garlic
- 1 tsp. black pepper
- 1 1/2 cups native vinegar
- 2 1/2 Tbsp. cooking oil
- 1 pc. bay leaf
- 1 tsp. salt
- 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
- 2 small red/green pepper cut into slices
- 2 Tbsp. achuete juice
- 2 pieces tomatoes cut into small pieces
How to cook beef asado:
Place the meat in a saucepan and add vinegar, pepper, 1/2 of garlic, salt, bay leaf and soy sauce.
Allow it to boil for 5 minutes.
Add 2 cups water and let boil until meat is tender. Fry the potatoes until golden brown, then set aside.
Saute garlic, onions and tomatoes; then, add in meat mixture, potatoes and red/green pepper.
Add the achuete juice to the mixture and cook until done. Serve hot. Good for 6 persons.
To make achuete juice:
For every 1 Tbsp. atchuete seeds, pour 2 Tbsp. hot water and let stand for at least 30 minutes.
Remove the seeds and the liquid is your achuete juice.