Pocherong Tinomas
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Serves: 6
  • 1 kg stewing beef or 1½ kg beef short ribs
  • ½ cup bacon scraps or ½ cup cubed jamon
  • 2 medium sized sweet potatoes, cubed and pan fried
  • 4 pcs saba bananas, sliced and pan fried
  • 2 bunches Bok choy
  • 150 g French beans
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup Mang Tomas Sauce
  • 1 litre beef stock
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil
  1. Season beef with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. In a pot add oil then brown beef in batches, remove from pot then set aside.
  3. In the same pot add then sauté garlic and onions.
  4. Add the bacon scraps or jamon and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the beef back then pour the beef stock. Simmer in low heat for 1 hour.
  6. Add the tomato paste and Mang Tomas sauce and continue to simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Add the French beans, sweet potatoes and saba bananas then continue to simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper then add the bok choy, turn off heat then cover for 5 minutes to cook vegetables with residual heat. Serve with rice.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at https://www.angsarap.net/2017/11/27/pocherong-tinomas/