Prep Time

30 minutes - 2 hours. Makes 4 servings.
Filipino Bistek


  • 284 g. Beef Steak, cut of preference
  • 3 ct. Trade East Bay Leaves, fresh
  • 4 ct. Black Garlic Cloves
  • 1 ct. Markon White Onion, large, peeled and sliced crosswise into rounds
  • 6 ct. Calamansi, or 1 Lemon and 1 Lime
  • ½ c. Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Canola Oil
  • 3 ct. Bird’s Eye Chili
  • to taste Kosher Salt
  • to taste Trade East Black Peppercorns, freshly cracked

Recipe Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients in a dish (except steak, onions, salt and pepper) to make a marinade.
  2. Reserve half to marinade and half to make the sauce.
  3. Coat the steak and onions in the marinade and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.  
  4. Remove the steak and onions from the marinade.
  5. Rub the steak and onions in oil.
  6. Season both with coarse salt and black pepper.
  7. Grill the steak and onions to desired doneness and let rest before serving.
  8. Prepare the sauce by adding the oil and the other half of the marinade to a large sauce pan on high heat.
  9. Bring to a boil and reduce by half. 
  10. Pour over the steak. 

Nutrition Information (per serving)