Papaitan Baka (Beef Papaitan) Recipe
Serves: 4 servings
½ kilo beef internal organs (tripe, liver, kidney, heart, pancreas, intestines)
¼ kilo beef tenderloin (cut into ½” cubes)
¼ cup beef bile or apdo
1 pc medium size onion, chopped
1 head garlic, minced
1 pc ginger, about 1 inch, slivered
¼ cup chopped spring onion
2 pc red chili pepper or siling labuyo
3 Tbsp. salt
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. ground pepper
1 Tbsp.patisor fish sauce
*How to cook papaitan baka:
*Wash and mash the internal organs with banana leaves with 3 Tbsp. salt to remove the musky odor.
*Make sure that the intestines are very clean.
*Boil the internal organs on a big pot until tender then remove from liquid and cut into ½ inch cubes. Set aside.
*Saute ginger, garlic and onion. Stir fry until the onions are cooked and add the internal organs.
*Stir fry again until some broth comes out of the internal organs.
*Season with salt and pepper and adjust the amount according to your desired taste.
*Stir fry for a few minutes then add some water, just enough to cover all the ingredients.
*Simmer and add the beef tenderloin until the tenderloin is cooked.
*Drop the red chili peppers and pour the bile little by little to prevent the dish from becoming too bitter.
*Season with patis and adjust the amount according to your preference.
*Serve hot and garnish with chopped spring onions.