Tapa is a thinly sliced meat cured overnight and is often served for breakfast with fried rice and egg.

Time Allocation

Preparation Time:

8 1/2 hours

Cooking Time:

5 minutes

  • 1 kilo Beef Sirloin thinly slice

Pantry Staples
  • 0.25 pieces Calamansi Juice

  • 0.5 cup Soy Sauce

  • 0 Oil

  • 2 tablespoon Sugar

  • 0.5 teaspoon Salt

  • 0.25 teaspoon Pepper

How to Cook

1. Combine all marinade ingredients in a large zip lock bag. Mix until sugar dissolves
2. Add beef, massage to fully coat with marinade. Refrigerate overnight to cure.
3. Drain meat from marinade.
4. Heat pan in a medium low heat, then add oil. When the oil is hot enough, add the meat, making sure not to crowd the pan. Cook for 2 minutes each side.
5. Before serving refry in medium high heat for 1 minute or until lightly brown and crispy.