Special Lugaw Recipe


  • 200g beef pares meat
  • 200g ox tripe, boiled and cut into strips
  • 2 cups sticky rice (malagkit), uncooked
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 thumb-sized ginger, cut into strips
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 4 pieces eggs, hard-boiled
  • blocks of firm tofu, dredged in flour, fried and sliced
  • toasted garlic, chopped
  • safflower (kasubha)
  • spring onions for garnishing
  • calamansi

Cooking Instructions:

  1. In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onion and ginger.  Add ox tripe and beef pares meat, pepper and fish sauce. Cook until meat is flaky. Transfer everything into a large bowl then set aside.
  2. In a same pan, add rice then saute for 2 minutes. Pour water then cover and simmer while stirring occasionally until the rice is cooked. Add water if necessary. Adjust seasoning according to taste then simmer for a few minutes.
  3. Transfer to serving bowl then add hard-boiled eggs and beef. Sprinkle with safflower, toasted garlic and spring onions then serve with calamansi.

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