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5 from 2 votes

Beef Nilaga Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs beef brisket cubed
  • 1 big potato cubed
  • 1 bok choy or pechay
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 medium sized carrots chopped crosswise (w/ length of about 2 inches)
  • 1 tbsp whole pepper corn
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce patis


  • Saute the onion until texture becomes soft
  • Add-in the beef brisket and cook for about 5 minutes
  • Add the fish sauce and whole pepper corn then mix well
  • Pour-in the water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 1 to 2 hours (or 30 minutes if using pressure cooker)
  • Put-in the vegetables starting with the potato and the carrots. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes
  • Add the bok choy (Pechay). Cover the pot and turn off the heat. Let it stay for 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!


Serving: 6g