Bistek Filipino Beef Steak

Dave Smith


My wife is a Filipino don't tell her but I add 2 Tablespoons of fresh graded ginger to the marinade and we magnate over night.

A great chef always leave one item from the recipe that way his is better.


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24 Hr
20 Min


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  • 1 lb
    beef sirloin, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 can(s)
    soy sauce, dark
  • 3
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 3 clove
  • 1 large
    onions, vidalia, slicrd into rings
  • 3 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • ·
    salt to taste

How to Make Bistek Filipino Beef Steak


  1. Marinade beef in soy sauce, calamansi(or use lemon/lime combination), and ground black pepper for at least 1 hour
  2. Heat the cooking oil in a pan then stir fry the onion rings until the texture becomes soft. Set aside
  3. In the same pan where the onions were fried, fry the marinated beef (without the marinade) until color turns brown. Set aside
  4. Put-in the garlic then sauté for a few minutes
  5. Pour the marinade and bring to a boil.
  6. Put in the fried beef and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until meat is tender. Add water as needed.
  7. Add the stir-fried onions and some salt to taste.
  8. Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!

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About Bistek Filipino Beef Steak

Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops
Regional Style: Asian

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