Bistek Filipino Beef Steak. This is Filipino Style Beef Steak – we call it "Bistek". It's super easy to prepare and so yummy. For more cooking video tutorials, visit.
It is comprised of thin slices of beef and a generous amount of onions. It is best enjoyed with warm rice. In my opinion, there is a huge possibility that the term Bistek was derived from the words "beef steak". You can cook Bistek Filipino Beef Steak using 7 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Bistek Filipino Beef Steak
- Prepare 1 lb of beef round steak sliced 1/4 inch thick.
- Prepare 8 tbsp of calamansi or lemon.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of soy sauce.
- You need 1 tsp of black ground pepper.
- It’s 2 tsp of minced garlic.
- You need 2 of large onion cut into rings.
- Prepare 2 tbsp of oil.
Filipino beef steak, or bistek, is a staple in every household in the Philippines. This must-try recipe is very delicious and simple to make. Serve with steamed white or brown rice or a salad. Pan-fry the beef working in batches, remove after browning on both sides.
Bistek Filipino Beef Steak step by step
- Mix calamansi or lemon, soy sauce, and garlic in a bowl. Taste it, if it's too sour add soy sauce, if it's too salty add more juice. Balance out the flavor.
- Season the cut up meat with ground pepper.
- Pour cut up beef into the sauce mix and leave it marinated over night. The longer you leave it the better. For best result marinate for 24 hours.
- The next day cut up your onions into rings.
- Heat up a skillet, add oil and stir fry your onion rings until translucent and tiny but brown. Remove from skillet and set aside.
- In the same pan heat oil and pan fry the beef you marinated overnight until browning on both sides..
- When all the beef are cooked pour marinade into the skillet and bring to slow boil and simmer for a few minutes.
- At this point you can adjust the sauce with more calamansi or soy sauce or some water as necessary to suit your taste.
- Slide the beef slices onto a serving plate and arrange the onion rings on top.
- Pour the marinade liquid on top and serve with white rice. Enjoy!.
When all the beef has been browned, pour the marinade into the skillet and bring to a slow boil and simmer for a few minutes or until cooked through. Adjust the sauce with more soy sauce or juice, or some water, to suit your taste. Bistek or Bistek Tagalog is a Filipino version beef steak marinated in soy sauce and kalamansi juice. Try this savory and flavor-rich dish now. When I was a kid, I thought that 'Bistek" is a Filipino way of tagalizing the English word "beefsteak".