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Kalderetang Buto Buto sa Gata ala Batangas

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Kalderetang Buto buto sa Gata ala Batangas

Another version of Kalderetang Batangas sa Buto buto na may gata with a kick of Spicy Birds eye chili pepper. This recipe did not use ready made tomato sauce. But used a traditional style of cooking Kaldereta. For some who doesn’t know it resembles Beef stew. But this one is much tastier because it has additional ingredients, like liver spread that makes it unique from beef stew. It has a kick of sweetness from pickle relish and it didn’t used tomato sauce but fresh tomatoes. The natural reddish color came from atsuete. Try it today…it is absolutely delicious.

1.5 kilos beef Spareribs (buto-buto)
2 tbsp. Star Margarine
2 tbsp. Sweet Pickle Relish
3 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce

1 cup coconut milk (or coconut cream)
1 small can Liver Spread
2 pcs. large Potatoes cut into cubes
1 cup grated Cheese
1 tsp. ground Black Pepper
1 tsp. Chili Powder
1 tbsp. Achuete Seeds (dissolved in 1/2 cup water)
5 cloves minced Garlic
1 large Onion chopped
3 pcs. large Tomatoes chopped
Salt and patis to taste


Birds eye chili for garnish


1.   Using a casserole, saute garlic, onion and tomatoes in margarine.

2. Add beef spareribs, worcestershire sauce, sweet pickle relish, salt, pepper and 5 cups of water. Place lid and let it boil and simmer until meat becomes tender, check and add water as needed. (Make sure meat is tender, it is one key factor in cooking delicious kaldereta)

3. Once meat becomes tender. You can then add potatoes, chili powder, coconut milk and atsuete juice (squeezed from seeds and drained). Place back lid and let potatoes cook.

4.   Finally, add liver spread and grated cheese.

5.  Add salt, patis and pepper to adjust taste.

Recipe Adaptations: Mga Luto ni Dennis

Special Photo Courtesy of Chiiee Loves Toto

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