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bistek Tagalog, strips of sirloin beef slowly cooked in soy sauce, calamansi juice, and onions.
Alternative names Bistek Tagalog (Filipino), bistec encebollado (Spanish)
Course Main course
Place of origin United States
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredients Meat
Other information eaten with rice
Cookbook: Bistek  Media: Bistek

Bistek (Spanish: bistec English: beefsteak) is a dish of pieces of salted and peppered sirloin, usually flattened with a meat tenderizing tool, covered in bread crumbs and fried. In the Philippines, bistek Tagalog, a specialty of the Tagalog region, is typically made with onions and strips of sirloin beef slowly cooked in soy sauce and calamansi juice.[1] It is known in the Spanish-speaking world as bistec encebollado or bistec tagalo.

Bistek Tagalog is one of the simplest, yet most appetizing dishes of Tagalog region, in the Southern Luzon, Philippines, where “bistek” is believed to have originated. The Bistek Tagalog Recipe is a local version of western beef steak. It comes from Spanish word “bistec”, it is a type of Mexican dish that made of salted and peppered meat and its covered in bread crumbs. [2]


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