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Homemade Beef Tapa

Homemade Beef Tapa

Simple and easy recipe of Homemade Beef Tapa Filipino style. The ingredients are very basic and yet still delicious!

Homemade Beef Tapa


  • 1½ lb beef sirloin, thinly sliced
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic or 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a container, combine soy sauce, garlic, salt, pepper, and sugar and mix well. Set aside
  2. Place the beef in the clear plastic bag. Pour-in the the mixed seasonings in the clear plastic bag with meat and mix well.
  3. Place inside the refrigerator and marinate for a minimum of 12 hours
  4. In a pan, place 1 cup water and bring to a boil.
  5. Add 3 tbsp of cooking oil. Put-in the marinated beef tapa and cook until the water evaporates.
  6. Serve it with Sunny Side up fried eggs with garlic fried rice and hot coffee on the side for a delicious Tapsilog breakfast. Enjoy!