Beef Pares

Good for 6 persons , 1 hour minutes cooking time

Cooking procedure:

Place the beef in a big sauce pan, add enough water to cover the meat. Bring to a boil let boil for 2 to 3 minutes. Drain the beef and discard the liquid, rinse meat off scum. Return the beef in to thesauce pan, add enough water for the soup for 4 to 6 servings. Add in all the soup ingredients, add salt to taste. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until the beef are tender. Separate the meat from the broth, keep aside meat. Using a sieve, filter out the broth off the residue, return the beef soup to the sauce pan, keep hot until ready to serve. In a separate sauce pan sauté garlic and onion until fragrant. Add in the boiled beef and stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add in the soy sauce, sugar and star anise, stir cook for another 1 to 2 minutes. Add in 1 1/2 cup of the broth bring to a boil and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Thicken sauce with cornstarch dissolved in 1/2 cup of water, cook for another minute or two. Serve with garlic fried rice and the reserved beef soup, garnish braised beef and soup with choppedspring onion.


  • 1/2 kilo beef brisket, cut into large cubes
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 small size onion chopped
  • 1 small bundle spring onion, chopped
  • 1-2 pcs. star anise
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • salt and pepper
  • cooking oil
  • garlic fried rice for 4-6 servings
  • For the Soup
  • 1 small bundle spring onion, cut into 2” length
  • 1 medium size onion, quartered
  • 1/2 head garlic, chopped
  • 2-3 slivers of ginger
  • 1 tsp peppercorns
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