Beef Pares Recipe

November 30, 2008
(Last Updated On: October 4, 2013)

How to cook Beef Pares

Beef Pares Recipe. Why is this called Beef Pares? Pares literally means “Pair”, because this meat dish is best serve with a pair of garlic fried rice or Sinangag  and beef soup. Beef Pares is one of the most famous street food, and you can find this in the Tap-Si-Logan carinderias in the Philippines.

Beef Pares is cooked in special blend of spices until perfectly tender, this Filipino dish is a sure hit to your family’s taste buds, give it try and let us know what you think.

beef pares recipe

Beef Pares Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kilo beef brisket


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  • 2 tbsp ginger
  • 1 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 medium size onion chopped
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 pieces star anise
  • sesame seeds or oil (optional)
  • 1 – tsp flour (optional )
  • sliced fried garlic as toppings (optional)
  • sliced scallions

Beef Pares Cooking Instructions:

  • Boil Beef brisket until tender about 1 1/2 hour depending on the thickness of the meat…preferably slow cooked, reserve the broth.
  • Marinate the tender beef brisket on the marinade ingredients for 30 mins.
  • Then Saute ginger, garlic and onion .. while doing this … drain the meat from its marinade… and saute for 5 to 10 mins… put the beef broth and let simmer.
  • Put the remaining marinade and simmer for another 5 mins. Put the star anise… when the meat is very tender dissolve the flour in 1/4 cup water then mix this gradually to beef while stirring to avoid forming lumps.  Do this only if u want it a bit more sticky sauce.
  • Let simmer until flour taste is gone.
  • Season according to ur taste. If u want it to be more sweet u can always add additional sugar .
  • Garnish with sliced fried garlic and scallions the…
  • Serve with Sinangag or Garlic rice

beef pares recipe



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  • eric

    June 27, 2010 at 7:23 am

    maraming salamat sa inyong libreng serbisyo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • eric

    June 27, 2010 at 7:21 am

    sana maglabas p kayo ng recipe ng beef pares, gusto ko ksaing mgopen ng carinderia

  • juvy

    April 18, 2010 at 3:43 am

    nagluto ako nito kanina! so yummy! hapi ako kc my husband like it. Tnx for the recipe! God bless!

  • jun

    February 28, 2010 at 3:47 am

    simply delectable!

  • cheryl

    September 27, 2009 at 2:10 am

    npaksarap po tlaga ng beef pares

  • Carz

    September 25, 2009 at 3:11 pm

    One of those filipino food that we all Filipinos wouldn’t want to miss eating when visiting the country. More power to your site.

  • Mae

    July 28, 2009 at 3:45 pm

    thanks for this recipe. I cooked this for dinner last night and it turned out really well. =)

  • Maylene

    June 11, 2009 at 12:50 pm

    thank you for posting the beef pares. Its one of my favorite foods! Definitely one of these days we will try to cook it.

    Thanks! More power for you guys!!