Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Beef Mechado - Free Filipino Recipes by Cooklet
1 kg Kabilugan or Punta y Pecho (whole beef round or beef brisket or spare ribs)
1 stip Cooking oil
1/2 pouch water
1 sachet Knorr Real Sarap 7 grams
1/2 cup Pork fat, cut into strips ( optional, use only if you will be using Kabilugan)
6 1/2 cup Sibuyas tagalog, chopped finely or white onions
1/2 tsp Achuete powder
2 cups Tomato sauce
1 tbsp salt
1 cup Potatoes- cubed and boiled
1 cup Carrots- cubed and boiled
Lard the beef by cutting through with a thin knife and inserting fat strips.
Place it in a pressure cooker and add water and cooking oil.
Marinate beef in Knorr Real Sarap for at least 4 hours.
Saute the shallots and set aside.
In the same oil, fry the beef until it's well browned. Add shallots, achuete powder, marinade, salt and tomato sauce. Cover and add water if necessary. Reduce heat. Stir once in a while.
Add potatoes and carrots when meat is tender. Slice meat crosswise. Arrange on a platter. Pour sauce over meat and potatoes.