Tuna Bistek


  • 750g tuna steak
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp calamansi juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil for frying tuna
  • 4 white onions, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • patis to taste


  1. Combine soy sauce, caslamansi juice, and 1 tbsp olive oil in a bowl. Mix well.
  2. Marinate tuna steaks for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a wok and fry the onion slices for about 1 minutes. Remove and set aside
  4. Fry the tuna steak the same oil until half cooked. Set aside.
  5. Remove the oil in the pan and put the tuna back, add the marinade and water.
  6. Bring to a simmer and simmer for 3 minutes.
  7. Season with patis if needed.
  8. Serve with steamed rice.