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Beef Pares Kanto Style

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: beef pares, beef recipes, pares recipe
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 702kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


Beef Pares ingredients:

  • 3 lbs. beef chuck cut into cubes
  • 1 piece Knorr Beef Cube
  • 3 pieces star anise
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 thumbs ginger minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 quarts water
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Salt to taste

Garlic Rice ingredients:

  • 3 1/2 cups leftover white rice
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Make the beef pares by heating oil in a cooking pot. Add beef fat. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add onion, garlic, and ginger. Saute until the onion gets tender.
  • Add beef. Cook until color turns medium brown (this usually takes 5 minutes).
  • Pour-in water. Let boil.
  • Add star anise and Knorr Beef Cube. Cover the pot and adjust the heat to low. Cook for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until beef gets very tender.
  • Season with soy sauce, onion powder, ground black pepper, brown sugar, and salt. Stir.
  • Make the garlic fried rice by heating oil in a pan. Add crushed garlic. Saute until garlic turns golden brown. Add leftover rice. Stir until all ingredients are well blended. Season with salt. Stir and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • Arrange beef pares in a bowl and top with chopped green onions.
  • Arrange garlic fried rice in another bowl and top with chopped green onions too.
  • Serve hot! Share and enjoy!


Calories: 702kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 157mg | Sodium: 913mg | Potassium: 883mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 32IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 6mg