Morcon with Maggi Magic Sarap
  • 1 head garlic, minced
  • 2 sachet 8g MAGGI® MAGIC SARAP®
  • 1 pc large onion, minced
  • 2 pcs trimmed and flattened beef oyster blade (kalitiran) for morcon
  • 200g tomato sauce
  • ½ tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pc carrot, cut into thick strips and blanched
  • ¼ cup sliced green and black olives (optional)
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 pc bay leaf
  • 2 pcs whole pickled cucumber, cut into thick strips
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 pcs chorizo de bilbao, cut in half lengthwise
  1. Season beef with 1 sachet MAGGI® MAGIC SARAP® and pepper. Lay the beef flat and place bacon in single layer. Place carrots, pickled cucumber, and chorizo in the middle. Roll tightly and tie with kitchen twine.
  2. Sauté beef in oil and set aside. Sauté garlic and onion in the same pan.
  3. Add beef, tomato sauce, bay leaf, sugar and pepper. Pour enough water, cover, and simmer until tender. Skim off the fat as needed.
  4. Add olives (optional) and season with remaining sachet of MAGGI® MAGIC SARAP®.
  5. Remove beef from the sauce and cut off the twine. Cut into slices. Pour the sauce in a deep-dish platter and place beef slices on top. Serve.
Recipe by The Peach Kitchen at