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Lola Paquita’s Beef Kalitiran

by Pauline De Mesa
Beef | February 19, 2019

Recipe and photo by Idda Aguilar

Ingredients :

5 servings
1 kg Beef kalitiran, cubed
3 cup Water
3 tbsp Butter
3 tbsp Olive oil, divided
3 clove Garlic, minced
1 Medium onion, diced
2 Medium potatoes, skin cleaned and cut into wedges
1 cup Button mushrooms
1 cup All-purpose cream
0.5 cup Grated quick melting cheese
1 Beef bouillon cube
Liquid seasoning
Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Procedure :

  • 1
    Pressure cook beef kalitiran cubes in water until tender. Drain cubes, reserve liquid, and set aside.
  • 2
    Heat a deep saucepan over medium heat. Melt butter with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Fry potato wedges until crisp and golden brown. Drain, set aside, and keep warm.
  • 3
    In the same pan, fry the garlic until fragrant. Add the onions and cook until translucent. Add the softened beef cubes and brown on both sides.
  • 4
    Add the mushrooms, 1 cup of the reserved liquid, all-purpose cream, grated cheese, and bouillon cube. Simmer until sauce thickens, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 5
    Season with liquid seasoning and ground pepper, as needed. Add about a tablespoon of olive oil just before turning off the heat. Transfer to a serving bowl and arrange fried potatoes on top. Serve hot with lots of rice.