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Menudo Sulipena 2

Menudo Sulipena

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 45 mins
  • Total Time: 3 hours
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Menudo Sulipeña is a type of Filipino stew prepared with slow-simmered oxtails with ham, Chorizo, chickpeas and capsicum in a tomato-based sauce.


  • 1 1/2 kg oxtails
  • 1/2 cup bacon scraps
  • 150 g chorizo, sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, cubed
  • 1 large carrots, cubed
  • 400 g can chickpeas
  • 400 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp brandy
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 whole garlic, pounded
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Season oxtails with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  2. In a deep heavy bottomed pot add olive oil then brown oxtails on all sides. Remove from pot then set aside.
  3. In the same pot add olive oil if necessary then sauté garlic and onions.
  4. Add the bacon scraps and chorizo, cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the tomato paste then cook for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the oxtails back, include the chopped tomatoes, paprika and dried chilli flakes. Pour enough water to cover the meat then bring to a boil, lower the heat then simmer for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  7. Add capsicum, carrots, chickpeas and tomato paste then continue to simmer for 30 more minutes or until meat is fork tender.
  8. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, add the brandy, give it a good mix then serve.