Enjoy the usual Pinoy favorite—this time with a twist. Transform leftover bistek Tagalog by serving it as a wrap. It's an ideal on-the-go meal for busy bees.
Serves 4 Prep Time 30 minutes, plus 1 hour marinating time Cooking Time 15 minutes
juice from 5 calamansi
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 kilo sirloin, sliced thinly into strips
2 tablespoons vegetable oil for sautéing
4 to 8 Romaine lettuce leaves
4 medium flour tortillas
1 large white onion, sliced
For the tangy sauce (optional)
a pinch of salt
1 In a bowl, mix calamansi juice, brown sugar, black pepper, and soy sauce. Add sirloin strips. Marinate for 1 hour.
2 Heat oil in a pan. Add sirloin strips, including marinade, and cook for 5 minutes. Set aside.
3 To assemble: Place 1 or 2 lettuce leaves on top of a flour tortilla. Add sirloin strips. Top with sliced onions. Fold tortilla to make a cone. Repeat with the rest of the ingredients. Serve.
Heating tip: You can heat the tortillas in an oven toaster for 3 minutes.
Storing tip: You can make this ahead of time. Keep rolled chilies in the freezer. Just take out and fry when needed.
If you liked this, we also recommend: Beef Steak Tagalog, Fishtek Tagalog,
Panini-grilled Tuna Steak with Bistek Tagalog Sauce
Photography by Patrick Martires | Food Preparation by Mira Angeles| Styling By Elaine P. Lim
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