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Bistek Tagalog - Pinoy Beefsteak

Bistek Tagalog is a regular beef dish at home. I always cook it because my family loves it. It is also one of the dishes I would love my kids to learn how to cook. It is one of their comfort foods that is easy to make so I am keeping the recipe here for them. This is a small batch which is good for 2-3 people. Ingredients 500 grams beef (preferably sirloin or any tender beef cuts) thinly sliced 1/2 cup of dark soy sauce (add more if needed) Juice of 1 large lemon 1 large yellow onion sliced into rings 4 tablespoons cooking oil (I used olive oil to sear the beef) 1/2 cup of water 1 pinch salt and black pepper Here is how I usually cook it. -Marinate beef in soy sauce, lemon, and ground black pepper for an hour. You can also marinate it overnight for best results (be sure to keep it in the fridge if marinating overnight) -Now, heat the cooking oil in a pan. Drain the marinade from the beef and set it aside.  -Pan-fry all the beef pieces (both sides). Remove from the pan. Set aside -Add m