Beef

November 12, 2018
Pares Ramen

DIFFICULTY: Easy

Makes 2 servings
Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour and 15 minutes


Ingredients:

Pares:
½ kilo beef camto (flank steak)
Salt, to taste
Ground black pepper, to taste
3 tablespoons cooking oil
6 cups water
3 pieces red onion, quartered
¼ cup garlic cloves, smashed
2 pieces bay leaf
½ tablespoon peppercorn

Ramen:
¼ cup red onion, minced
¼ cup garlic, minced
¼ cup ginger, grated
1 cup celery, sliced
2 pieces star anise
2 cups beef broth (from boiling beef)
½ cup soy sauce
¼ cup brown sugar
2 eggs, soft boiled and peeled
1 pack Fresh egg noodles
Leeks, finely chopped
Kangkong, blanched
Nori sheets
Sesame seeds, toasted

Procedure:

Pares:
1. Season beef camto with salt and pepper. Sear camto in a pan with cooking oil until all sides are well browned.
2. Place seared camto in a pressure cooker and add water, onion, garlic cloves, bay leaf, and peppercorn. Boil until tender. Set aside meat and broth.

Ramen:
1. In the pan where camto was seared, saute onions, garlic, ginger, celery, and star anise over low heat until soft, about a few minutes.
2. Deglaze pan with beef broth. Add soy sauce, and brown sugar. Place meat, bring to a boil and simmer on low heat for about 30 minutes, adding more water if needed.
3. Turn off heat and add peeled soft-boiled eggs. Leave meat and eggs to continue marinating in liquid to absorb flavor until broth cools completely. Remove meat and eggs.
4. Bake meat in a oven pre-heated to 250 degrees Celsius for 10 – 15 minutes. Rest for 5 minutes and slice.
5. Cook noodles in remaining beef broth. Transfer to a bowl.
6. Pour pares soup into the bowl of noodles and add leeks, kangkong, nori sheets, and toasted sesame seeds as toppings.