Go Back
+ servings

Pork Chop Steak ala Bistek

This is a recipe for Pork Chop Steak ala Bistek Tagalog
Prep Time3 hrs
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time4 hrs 20 mins
Course: Pork
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. pork chop sliced into serving pieces
  • 1 medium red onions sliced into rings
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed and minced
  • 1 small onion minced
  • 2 to 3 cups beef broth or pork broth
  • 1 teaspoon granulated white sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil

Marinade ingredients

  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 2 fresh limes or 3 pieces calamansi
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Combine all marinade ingredients in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Arrange pork chop in a large bowl. Pour the marinade into it. Toss until well blended. Cover the bowl and marinate for at least 3 hours.
  • Heat half of the oil in a pot.
  • Pan fry each piece of marinated pork for 1 minute per side. Remove the pork and place in a clean plate. Set aside.
  • Pour the remaining cooking oil into the pot.
  • Once the oil becomes hot sauté the garlic until it gets light brown.
  • Add minced onion. Continue to sauté until tender.
  • Put the pan-fried pork back into the pot.
  • Pour the remaining marinade along with beef broth. Let boil. Cover and continue to cook between low to medium heat until the pork chop becomes tender (around 45 to 60 minutes). Note: you can add more broth or water if needed.
  • Add sugar and season with salt. Stir.
  • Add the sliced onion rings. Cover and continue to cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to serving plate. Serve with warm rice.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g