Pinya Bistek/ Filipino Beef Steak with Pineapples


  • 500g beef sirloin, cut into strips
  • 2 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 cup pineapple tidbits
  • 9 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp calamansi juice
  • pepper to taste
  • 3 white onions, sliced
  • 3 tbsp canola oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine pineapple juice, soy sauce, calamansi juice and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Marinate beef in the mixture for at least 1 hour.
  3. In a non-stick pan, heat oil. Sauté onion slices until it’s a little bit caramelized. Set aside.
  4. In the same pan, fry beef strips until light brown. Add marinade and simmer for 10 minutes in very low heat.
  5. Add onions and pineapples and wait until it simmers. Turn off heat.
  6. Serve with steamed rice.