Piña Bistek Recipe

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

Tagal ng Paghahanda

15 min.

Tagal ng Pagluluto

1 hr. and 20 mins.

Serving Size



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.




  • Main Dish
  • Beef
  • Del Monte Pineapple

Mga Sangkap:

  • 500 g beef, sirloin


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

  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/3 cup onion
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
  • 1 Tbsp calamansi juice
  • 1 can DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits (432g)


  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.

Kinakailangang kakayahan sa pagluluto

  • Marinating
  • Sautéing
  • Simmering
  • Slicing

Kinakailangang gamit sa kusina

  • Chopping Board
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoon