Bistek Recipe

Bistek recipe or bistek tagalog recipe is our colloquial terminology for english words for beef steak. It is a popular pinoy beef steak recipe and the main differnce between bistek filipino recipe with the beef steak isbistek has a little sauce from soysauce and calamansi juice. I usally prepare this recipe as a school lunch for my kids as they loved it so much. If you liked to prepare and try this delicious bistek recipe, here is my methor preparing this awesome dishes.


  • 1 kg Beef sirloin, sliced thinly
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 7 - 10 pcs calamansi, cut and juiced
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 pcs onion slice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • vetsin
Procedure Of  Cooking for Bistek Tagalog Recipe

  • In a bowl ,marinate slice beef sirloin with soy sauce and calamansi juice, set aside for 1 -2 hour
  • heat cooking oil in a pot, fry marinated sirloin (Dont over cooked beef)
  • After frying, remove some of oil in the pot.
  • Sautee onion and water, add soy sauce with calamansi juice as a broth
  • Lastly add beef and bring to boil and simmer for 5-10 minute. Add vetsin and taste and water if the sauce is salty to achieved desire taste.
Bistek recipe is best served with filipino fried rice.