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Bulalo Recipe (Beef Shank and Bone Marrow Soup with Lemon Grass)

Bulalo Recipe is made of beef shank and bone marrow stewed until tender and mixed with patatoes and corn. It is a comfort soup for many Pinoys.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Beef Shank Soup, Bulalo, Bulalo Recipe, Mom Food Blog
Servings: 4 people
Cost: $8


  • Cooking Pot


  • 1 kl Beef Shank
  • 6 pcs Potatoes peeled
  • 1 pc Sweet yellow corn cut into pieces
  • 2 pcs Spring Onions cut into pieces
  • 1/2 tbsp Toasted Garlic
  • 4 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp Peppercorn
  • 1 pc Bay leaves
  • pinch Salt
  • 1 pc Lemon grass
  • 1 tbsp Magic Sarap for flavor


  • Place 6 cups of water in a cooking pan. Bring it to a boil.
  • Add the beef to the boiling water until slightly tender. Skim off fat as needed.
  • Add the garlic, onions, peppercorn and bay leaf. Simmer until beef is very tender. You may add water occasionally as needed.
  • Add corn and potato and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add cabbage, spring onions and lemon grass.
  • Season with salt and magic sarap to taste. Top it with the toasted garlic.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and enjoy.


  1. You may substitute magic sarap with Knorr beef cubes or sugar.