Nilaga (literally means ‘boiled’) can be either pork or beef just as long as you use the boney parts with some meat bits in them with vegetables. This is very easy to make just throw everything in the pot and let the meat cook until tender.
Nilagang Baka recipe is a fairly easy dish to prepare. It only involves one basic process–boiling. This recipe involves a slow cooking process (boiling).
Estimated Cooking Time:
1 to 2 hours
Nilagang Baka Ingredients:
* 1 kilo beef, cut into 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 cubes
* 8 potatoes cut the same size as the beef
* 1 bundle pechay cut into 2 pieces
* 1 small cabbage, quartered
* 5 onions, diced
* 1 head garlic, minced
* 4 tablespoons of patis (fish sauce)
* 3 tablespoons of cooking oil
* 10 corns of black pepper
* 1 liter of water
* Salt and pepper to taste
How To Cook Nilagang Baka:
1). In a big casserole, heat oil and sauté the garlic and onions.
2). Add water, the beef, black pepper and patis. Bring to a boil then simmer for 1 hour or until the beef is tender.
3). Add the potatoes. Continue to simmer until potatoes are cooked.
4). Add the cabbage then the pechay. Do not over cook the vegetables.
5). Add salt and pepper to taste.
You can substitute the beef with chicken or pork. Best served while hot with plain white steamed rice.
Note: Image may vary with the end result of this recipe.
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