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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.

BISTEK TAGALOG

By Shobelyn Dayrit
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.

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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 sitĀ  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 theĀ  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.
  • Enjoy.