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Minanok 1


  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 15 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Minanok is a type of Filipino soup dish prepared with beef slowly simmered in a satueed garlic, onion and ginger stock served with green leafy vegetables and potatoes.


  • 1 1/2 kg beef ribs
  • 2 large potato, cut into cubes
  • 1 large bunch mustard leaves
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 thumb sized ginger, thinly sliced
  • oil
  • salt
  • water
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Season beef ribs with salt.
  2. In a soup pot heat oil then lightly brown beef ribs, remove from the pot then set aside.
  3. Using the same pot sauté garlic, onions and ginger.
  4. Add the beef ribs back then pour enough water just to barely cover the meat. Bring to a boil then simmer in low heat then cook for 1 1/2 hours or until beef is tender.
  5. Add the potatoes then simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Season with fish sauce and lots of freshly ground black pepper, add the mustard leaves and simmer for 2 more minutes.
  7. Turn heat off then serve.