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Pucherong Bulalo Recipe
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Puchero Bulalo

This is a recipe for Puchero Bulalo
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Beef
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. bulalo beef shank
  • 1 large baking potato cubed
  • 2 ripe saba bananas sliced
  • 14 ounces garbanzos
  • 2 ½ cups beef broth
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 15 pieces long green beans
  • 1 Chinese sausage sliced
  • 1 medium ripe tomato cubed
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • ½ head medium cabbage wedged
  • 1 bunch baby bok choy
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat a cooking pot or pressure cooker. Once hot, sear one side of the beef shank for 2 minutes. Turn it over to sear the other side for another 2 minutes.Remove the beef shank and set aside.
  • Pour oil into the pressure cooker. Saute onion, garlic, and tomato.
  • Add Chinese sausage or chorizo de bilbao. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the seared bulalo back into the pressure cooker.
  • Pour tomato sauce and beef broth. Let boil. Cover the pressure cooker and pressure cook for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Let the pressure out of the pressure cooker and then remove the cover.
  • Add the saba banana, garbanzos, and potato. Continue to cook for 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Add long green beans, bok choy, and cabbage. Stir. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add fish sauce and ground black pepper. Stir.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve!
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g