Bistek - Filipino Beef Steak

Sep 26, 2007 by Chboogs D. Putipina | 6 Comments| Share it:   



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  • Prep: 30 mins. - 1 hr.
  • Cook: ~30 mins.
  • Serves: 6

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  • 1/2 kilo sirloin steak sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • garlic minced
  • 2 medium sized potatoes cut into wedges
  • 3 medium size onions cut into rings
  • pepper to taste

Step 1

Mix lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, pepper and half of the minced garlic to make the marinade.


Step 2

Pour the marinade over the beef. Let sit for about 30 minutes.


Step 3

Heat some oil in the pan and fry the potatoes till golden brown.


Step 4

Set aside.


Step 5

In the same pan saute the remaining garlic. add in the marinated beef and stir fry till brown.


Step 6

Pour a little bit of the marinade diluted in some water and simmer to make sauce. When beef is tender add in the potatoes and onion rings.


Step 7

Mix and let the heat wilt the onions a bit. served best together with a cup of rice.

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user does not have an avatar miia

Jul 19, 2008


user does not have an avatar dang

May 21, 2009

my favourite….. sarapppp!!!

user does not have an avatar ileengrace_16

Aug 05, 2009

Hello! I tried your recipe! It tastes good! Thank you for posting this recipe. It’s simple, yet tasty! smile

user does not have an avatar dulch

Nov 10, 2009

san ko po makikita ang background (history) ng bistek? Or kahit Beef Steak. Please

kailangan ko tlaga. :D

user does not have an avatar Shifu

Apr 28, 2011

I tried other bistek recipes before but this one works for me. This was delish! Thanks for sharing!

user does not have an avatar fm

Aug 28, 2012

Love your recipe! Instead of lemon, I found and used calamansi which are available in small packets from a Filipino store. Thank you for sharing!

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