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Caldereta Nueva 1

Caldereta Nueva

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hours 50 mins
  • Yield: 5-6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Caldereta Nueva is a type of caldereta made with beef or mutton cooked in tomato sauce, coconut milk and hints of peanut butter


  • 1 kg beef ribs, stewing beef, cubed
  • 2 medium carrots, cubed
  • 2 pcs medium potatoes, cubed and deep fried
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 large red capsicum, sliced
  • 140 g tomato paste
  • 24 red birds eye chillies, sliced
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 200 ml coconut cream
  • 4 tbsp peanut butter
  • 3 pcs bay leaves
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • fish sauce
  • oil


  1. On a pot, heat oil and sauté garlic until crispy golden brown. Remove from pot then set it aside.
  2. Place onions on the pot and sauté until soft.
  3. Add beef and brown on all sides.
  4. Add beef stock, coconut milk and bay leaves, bring to a boil.
  5. Add carrots then simmer for 1½ hour in very low heat or until meat is tender, add water if needed.
  6. Add peanut butter and tomato paste then continue to simmer for 15 more minutes.
  7. Add coconut cream, bird’s eye chillies, green peas and capsicum then simmer for additional 15 minutes.
  8. Add the potatoes then season with freshly ground black pepper and fish sauce. Top with the fried garlic then serve