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beef asado
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Beef Asado

Filipino piquant beef stew with potato and carrot.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: afritada, beef kaldereta, beef stew, siopao asado
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 884kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 1/2 lbs. beef chuck
  • 1 piece Knorr Beef Cube
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 3 cups water
  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons whole peppercorn crushed
  • 4 pieces bay leaves dried
  • 1/2 piece lemon
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped


  • Combine beef, crushed peppercorn, soy sauce, vinegar, dried bay leaves, lemon, and tomato sauce. Mix well. Marinate beef or at least 30 minutes.
  • Put the marinated beef in a cooking pot along with remaining marinade. Add water. Let boil.
  • Add Knorr Beef Cube. Stir. Cover the pot and cook for 40 minutes in low heat.
  • Turn the beef over. Add tomato paste. Continue cooking until beef tenderizes. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in pan. Fry the potato until it browns. Turn over and continue frying the opposite side. Remove from the pan and place on a clean plate. Do the same with the carrots.
  • Save 3 tablespoons of cooking oil from the pan where the potato was fried. Saute onion and garlic until onion softens.
  • Pour-in the sauce from the beef stew. Let boil. Add the beef. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add butter and let it melt. Continue cooking until the sauce reduces to half.
  • Remove the beef from the pan. Slice into serving pieces. Arrange on a serving plate with fried potato and carrot. Top with remaining sauce.
  • Serve warm with rice. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 884kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 65g | Fat: 66g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 237mg | Sodium: 2013mg | Potassium: 1395mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 8mg