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Papaitan Recipe

This is a recipe for beef papaitan
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Beef
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb ox tripe
  • 1/2 lb cow’s small intestine
  • 1/2 lb beef thinly sliced and chopped
  • 1/2 lb cow’s heart
  • 2 tablespoons bile
  • 2 knobs ginger julienned
  • 1 medium sized onion diced
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed and chopped
  • 8 cups water
  • 4 to 6 pieces finger chilies
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 to 2 pieces lemon or 5 to 8 pieces calamansi
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil

Instructions

  • Heat a cooking pot and pour-in 4 cups of water and put-in 1 tablespoon salt. Bring to a boil.
  • Put-in the ox tripe and small intestines and simmer until tender. This should take approximately 35 to 50 minutes.
  • Turn off heat. Remove the tender ox tripe and small intestines then slice. Set aside.
  • Heat a clean cooking pot and pour-in cooking oil.
  • When the oil is hot enough, sauté garlic, onion, and ginger.
  • Add the beef, heart, sliced intestines, and tripe then cook for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add 1 1/2 tablespoon salt and ground black pepper then stir for a minute.
  • Pour-in remaining 4 cups of water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 40 minutes (you may add more water if needed).
  • Add bile then simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the finger chilies and squeeze-in the lemon juice then simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Serve hot. Share and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 6g