Classic Beef Tapa Recipe

No breakfast spread is complete without the classic tapsilog.

A breakfast spread is not complete without tapsilog! Beef tapa is easy to make: it’s a cinch to make and will satisfy the biggest of appetites. Serve with fried rice and fried eggs.


Classic Beef Tapa Recipe

Yummy Breakfast! Book (2013)
No breakfast spread is complete without the classic tapsilog.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast/Brunch, Main Dishes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6


Classic Beef Tapa Ingredients

  • 1/2 kilo beef sirloin sliced into ½-inch strips
  • 3 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup red cane vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 6 eggs cooked sunny side up
  • 6 cups garlic fried rice to serve


  • Marinate beef in garlic, brown sugar, soy sauce, cane vinegar, salt, and pepper overnight.
  • Fry beef in vegetable oil for 2 minutes or until desired doneness is achieved.
  • Serve with fried eggs and garlic fried rice.
Keyword classic, pinoy breakfast, tapsilog
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