Thursday, November 4, 2010

My Own Chow: Bistek Tagalog

I had no idea what I was going to make for dinner, and our supplies are running low. When I saw this post on Facebook about Bistek Tagalog, though, I KNEW I had to make it. Unfortunately, we only had one piece of rib eye steak in the fridge...improv time!

Normally, you use really thin cuts of beef for this dish. I don't remember the part, but we just sliced the steak as thinly as we could. Beautiful red meat!I then sliced a huge white onion and minced about three cloves of garlic. The meat went into the frying pan for some browning, and then half of the sliced onion and the garlic followed. Several tablespoons of heavy soy sauce, about half a cup of water, and a tablespoon of crushed peppercorns later...ta da! (Oh I forgot the lime juice - kalamansi, the Filipino lime, is much better.)
I really shouldn't be eating all this much, but since I jogged for about 40 minutes earlier, I thought I could use the treat. Lipofuze, I might just need you in the coming weeks with all this cooking going on! I even have my grocery list (albeit mental) ready for tomorrow!!!

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