Pork Bistek Tagalog (Filipino-Style Pork Steak)

5 from 9 reviews


  • 500g pork slices (Kasim or pork shoulder, pork steak cut)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp calamansi juice
  • 2 large white onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. In a large bowl, combine, soy sauce, calamansi juice, and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Marinate pork in the mixture for at least 30 minutes.
  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 pork steak until light brown. Add marinade and simmer for 10 minutes in very low heat.
  5. Add onions and wait until it simmers. Turn off heat.
  6. Serve with steamed rice.