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Teriyaki Bistek Recipe

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. skirt steak sliced
  • 1 piece lemon
  • 3/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
  • 1 medium white onion sliced crosswise
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch diluted in 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine soy sauce, sugar and juice from 1 lemon. Mix well.
  • Marinate the skirt steak in the soy sauce mixture for 30 minutes.
  • Segregate the beef with the marinade.
  • Heat the cooking oil and then sear the marinated beef for 3 minutes.
  • Pour-in the remaining marinade, water, and sesame oil. Stir and then let boil. Simmer for 30 minutes Add water as necessary.
  • Let the liquid reduce to half. Pour-in cornstarch diluted in water. Stir until the sauce thickens.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Add the onion. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 5g