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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

Tuna and Prawn Kebabs

We are having fish and other seafood for almost two weeks now. Mica was already asking why we are having fish almost every day. I simply replied to her that it is healthy to eat fish. Why? because we get addicted to it, not because we just feel like it. I try to make the most out of the seafood and create some delicious Pinoy recipes not limited to frying. On the first week, we bought about a kilo of squid, shrimp, hasa-hasa, tambakol and tuna from Sharjah fish market where it is cheaper and fresh (I will tell you about Sharjah fish market in my next post and why having a suki is good). I cooked adobong pusit, sinigang na hipon, sweet chili shrimps, fried hasa-hasa with matching sauteed tomato with egg and chili tambakol with coconut milk while the tuna was intended for grilling. I found a good recipe for tuna marinade. For 1 1/2 kilo of Tuna 2 tbsp of onions 2 cloves of garlic salt and pepper dried or fresh rosemary herb olive oil Pureed the ingredients abov