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    Piña Bistek Recipe

    Bistek gets a taste and nutrition upgrade with pineapple tidbits. Great for everyday meals!

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    Bistek Tagalog, or beefsteak, is a hearty Filipino dish adapted from the Spanish bistec encellabollado. If you want to learn how to cook bistek, we’ve prepared a simple recipe for you here made piñasarap with the taste of fresh Del Monte pineapples.
    Piña Bistek Recipe

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    Categories : Main Dish, Beef & Del Monte Pineapple
    Culture : Filipino
    Preparation Time : 15 min.
    Cooking Time : 1 hr. and 20 mins.
    Serving Size : 8

    • 500 g beef, sirloin, sliced tapa style


    • 1/3 cup garlic, finely crushed
    • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 Tbsp calamansi juice
    • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
    • reserved pineapple syrup

    1. Marinate beef for 1 hour in the refrigerator. Drain and reserve marinade. 
    2. Fry beef until tender. Set aside.
    3. In the same pan, sauté onion. Add soy sauce, pepper, calamansi juice, and remaining marinade. Simmer for 2 minutes. Add DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits and fried beef. Bring to a boil and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
    Lusog Notes
    This Piña Bistek recipe contains iron, which is essential for normal metabolism and circulation.
    Chef`s Tip
    When beef is properly browned, it gives a deeper meat flavor to the dish. Fry the sirloin in batches so that it browns properly.
    Cooking Skills Needed
    • Marinating
    • Sautéing
    • Simmering
    • Slicing
    Cooking Tools Needed
    • Chopping Board
    • Measuring Cups
    • Measuring Spoon