Bistek Tagalog (Filipino Beef Steak)

Bistek Tagalog is the Filipino version of beef steak. I got this recipe from a Pinoy magazine and I am sure you'll gonna love this recipe.


  • 1 kilo beef tenderloin
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 pcs white onion
  • 1/4 cup calamansi juice
Cooking Procedure:
  1. Cut beef tenderloin in 3x2x1/2 inch thick steak.
  2. In a bowl, marinade beef tenderloin in garlic,soy sauce,pepper, and calamansi juice for at least 1 hour.
  3. Heat the pan and add oil
  4. Saute onions until translucent then set aside.
  5. Remove the beef fro the marinade and sear each steak over high heat on both sides according to desires doneness.
  6. Set aside on a serving platter and keep warm.
  7. Reduce heat and pour the remaining marinade into the pan.
  8. Add the onion rings and simmer until liquid reduced by half.
  9. Pour the sauce over the beef and serve hot.