Bistek Tagalog is a Filipino version of beef steak. It has citrus flavor and a mixture of salty and sweet taste. It's a cheap version of beef steak.
- 1 1/2 lbs beef sirloin thinly sliced, beef eye round thinly slice
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- juice of 1-piece lemon
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons mince garlic
- 3 pieces yellow onion sliced into rings
- 4 tablespoons cooking oil
- 1 cup water
- salt and pepper to taste
- Mix soy sauce, sugar, lemon juice.
- Use half of the mixture and marinate the beef. Add 1/2 of the garlic, and half of the onion. Mix until the meat is coated. Let sit for at least 4 hours or overnight for best results.
- Heat the cooking oil in a pan and fry the beef until it changes its color. Remove from the pan and set aside.
- Using the same pan, saute' half of the sliced onion and garlic.
- Add the beef back in the pan and add the remaining marinade and water. Cover and let it cook for 20 more minutes, or until soft.
- Add salt and pepper and season according to your liking.