Beef Mami Soup

500 grams beef brisket, cut into serving pieces
300 grams miki noodles, cooked
1 piece beef broth cube
3 pieces star anise
4-5 cups water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
Chinese cabbage, chopped (optional)
3 stalks spring onions, chopped (optional)
2 pieces hard boiled eggs, sliced (optional)
salt and pepper to taste

Part 1
1. In a stock pot, heat oil to saute the garlic and onions until translucent.
2. Stir fry the beef brisket and let it cook until meat turns light brown.
3. Add beef broth cube, star anise and pour water then bring to boil.
4. Lower the heat and simmer until beef becomes tender. Remove scum that rises.
5. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper according to taste.

Part 2
1. In a serving bowl, arrange noodles and chinese cabbage.
2. Pour the soup and beef brisket, garnish with boiled egg and spring onions.
3. Serve hot immediately.

Beef Mami

Filipino Style Recipe: Beef Mami is one of the most popular noodle soup dish that can be served during rainy or cold season, because of its hot and delicious soup and the tender of beef brisket gives warmth and comfort.

500 grams beef brisket, cut into serving pieces
200 grams Asian or egg noodles
1 water or beef stock
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 red onion, chopped
1 beef bouillon cube
3-5 pieces star anise
a bunch of Chinese cabbage or baby bok choy, cleaned and chopped
small handful of spring onion, chopped
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste

Choices of toppings:
steamed dumplings
hard-boiled eggs

Part 1
1. Prepare noodles based on cooking instruction. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a wok, heat oil then saute the garlic and onions.
2. Add beef brisket then cooked until color turns to light brown.
3. Add water, beef bouillon and star anise then simmer until beef is very tender. Add water if needed.
4. Season with salt and pepper according to taste. Keep warm.

Part 3
1. In a large bowl, arrange noodles and Chinese cabbage.
2. Pour soup then top with beef brisket and other toppings.
3. Sprinkle with spring onions. Serve immediately with fish sauce.