Recipe: Perfect Bistek Filipino Beef Steak

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

  1. Prepare 1 lb of beef round steak sliced 1/4 inch thick.
  2. Prepare 8 tbsp of calamansi or lemon.
  3. Prepare 1/2 cup of soy sauce.
  4. You need 1 tsp of black ground pepper.
  5. It’s 2 tsp of minced garlic.
  6. You need 2 of large onion cut into rings.
  7. 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

  1. 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.
  2. Season the cut up meat with ground pepper.
  3. 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.
  4. The next day cut up your onions into rings.
  5. Heat up a skillet, add oil and stir fry your onion rings until translucent and tiny but brown. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  6. In the same pan heat oil and pan fry the beef you marinated overnight until browning on both sides..
  7. When all the beef are cooked pour marinade into the skillet and bring to slow boil and simmer for a few minutes.
  8. At this point you can adjust the sauce with more calamansi or soy sauce or some water as necessary to suit your taste.
  9. Slide the beef slices onto a serving plate and arrange the onion rings on top.
  10. 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".

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