Easy Beef Tapas Recipe

A very easy and delicious Filipino recipe. You can enjoy tapas with garlic fried rice and eggs for breakfast or even for dinner! You only need some steak, salt, pepper, anatto powder and magic sarap for a delicious meal.

Pair with tomatoes.


You can find this recipe amongst others in our Filipino Cooking Made Easy cookbook!

2lb sirloin or any other beef cut thinly
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tbsp salt
2 tsp Magic Sarap (optional)
2 tsp black pepper
1 tbsp anatto powder

1. Slice beef thinly to serving size. In a bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients and massage into meat.

2. Allow beef to marinate for at least 2-3 hours.

3. Fry in hot oil, turning to cook evenly on both sides.


About Dee

Inspired by her father’s cooking savvy and impeccable taste and her love of trying out new places, Dee decided to pursue her love of food. Although she much prefers eating at a local restaurant, she has also taken up cooking as a novice who has lots to learn and many recipes to try. Join her quest to rise from cooking mediocrity and fine tune her palate at different restaurants!