Pork Bistek

Pork Bistek also known as Pork ala Bistek is the variant of the Bistek Tagalog using pork meat. 

This dish is a popular Filipino dish where meat is marinated and simmered in kalamansi juice, soy sauce, ground pepper, sugar and garlic.

Pork Bistek is so simple to make and only few ingredients needed. This pork Bistek is delicious and the perfect Filipino comfort food. 

Bistek Tagalog is usually cooked with beef but can also be made using pork, fish like tilapia or bangus

Learn how to make this simple yet delicious Pork Bistek by watching the easy to follow video below. 

This Pork Bistek is so delicious and best when served with steamed rice. Give this simple recipe a try and make it today! Make it and share with family and friends or save this recipe or Pin It for later use. 

Check related Bistek recipes below. Click on the name link below the picture to see complete recipe. 

  • 1 1/2 lb pork steak (sliced thin)
  • 1/2 cup kalamansi juice
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 4 tsp sugar (add more if needed)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 7 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced thin/round
  • water if needed

  1. In a bowl, combine kalamansi juice, soy sauce, ground pepper, sugar, 1 tsp minced garlic and bay leaves. Mix well. Taste to see if more sugar or pepper is needed. 
  2. Marinate pork steak in mixture. Cover and refrigerate for an hour. Remove meat and drain. Save remaining marinade. 
  3. In a pan, heat and add cooking oil. Cook onion for about a minute until limp. Remove and set aside. 
  4. Using the same pan, cook the remaining garlic until light brown. Remove and set aside. 
  5. Fry drained pork until light brown for about 10 minutes. 
  6. Pour-in remaining marinade and simmer in low heat for about 20 minutes or until meat is tender. Add water if needed. 
  7. Add fried onions and top with fried garlic. 
  8. Transfer in a serving dish and serve hot with steamed rice. Enjoy! 

(click on name link below the picture to see complete recipe)

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