Nilagang Pata/Baka (Filipino Pork/Beef Broth Soup W/ Vegetables

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    kg beef (for stewing) or 1 kg pork (for stewing)
  • 4
    small onions (diced)
  • 12
    head garlic (minced)
  • 1
    pinch salt and pepper
  • 7
    medium potatoes (cut to the same size as the beef)
  • 10
    pieces Chinese cabbage (cut into four)
  • 12
    pieces bok choy (cut into 3)
  • 2
    corn on the cob, chopped (optional)
  • 2
    tablespoons patis (Asian fish sauce)
  • 2
    tablespoons oil
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a soup pot, brown garlic and onion.
  • Add in beef, water and bring to a boil, lower the fire and let simmer until beef is tender for about an hour or two (longer for more flavor).
  • Remove all the resulting scum that will rise to the top of the pot and keep the stock clear.
  • Add potatoes and bring up to a boil to cook potatoes.
  • Season with salt, pepper and patis.
  • Lower heat and add in vegetables and cook uncovered.
  • Serve hot with rice, soy sauce/patis and calamansi to taste.
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