Beef Tapa Recipe
Beef tapa is a type of cured meat of thin slices of tender beef. A popular breakfast that is usually served with a sunny-side up egg and fried rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 2 servings
- 1/2 pounds beef sirloin - cut into thin slices
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice or calamansi juice
- 1 tablespoon garlic - finely minced
- 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda (optional)
- oil - for frying
Using a mallet or any blunt object, pound each cut of meat until meat is flattened to about a quarter inch thick.
Place the beef into a bowl and sprinkle with the baking soda. Mix until well blended.
Add lemon juice and mix again several times. Then add the rest of the ingredients.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate beef in the fridge overnight.
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large pan or skillet. Fry each side of the meat for 3-5 minutes or until browned and the liquids are absorbed. Add more oil as needed.
Serve with sunny-side-up egg and garlic fried rice while still hot.
Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1711mg | Potassium: 462mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 12.1% | Calcium: 3.5% | Iron: 14.8%