Pinoy Pork Steak (Bistek) Recipe

Pinoy pork steak or bistek is a traditional Filipino dish that is made with pork steak and marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, onions, and spices.  It is usually served with a side of white rice or garlic-fried rice. A great meal for any occasion and can be enjoyed by all!

pinoy pork steak


  • 4 to 5 pieces pork chops
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • calamansi juice (from 2 pieces calamansi)
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 tabelspoon sugar
  • Some salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine pork chops, calamansi juice, and soy sauce in a large bowl or pot. Marinade for at least 1 hour.
  2. Heat a pan then pour in cooking oil.
  3. Fry the marinated pork chops for 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  4. Remove excess oil. Pour in the remaining marinade and water. Simmer until the pork is tender. Add more water as needed.
  5. Add sugar, salt, pepper and onions. Stir and cook for 3 more minutes.
  6. Turn-off heat and serve. Enjoy!

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