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Liver Steak

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 3 hours 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 3 hours 30 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Liver Steak is a Filipino dish which consists of pan fried liver served in a soy sauce and lemon gravy a very close cousin to a dish called Bistek Tagalog


  • 700g Pork or Beef Liver, sliced thinly
  • 2 large white onions, sliced to form onion rings
  • 3 large lemons
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • salt
  • oil


  1. Marinate pork liver in 1/2 cup soy sauce, lemon juice from 2 lemons, pepper and salt. Marinate for 3 hours.
  2. Drain liver in a colander and set aside, before frying make sure it’s in room temperature and thoroughly drained. Pat with paper tower if desired.
  3. In a pan, heat oil and pan fry marinated pork liver for 3 minutes on each side or until cooked.
  4. Remove liver from pan then set aside, now using the same pan sauté onions do not overcook.
  5. Mix cornstarch in water, beef stock and 1/2 cup soy sauce then pour in the pan, bring to a boil.
  6. Once the sauce boils, squeeze 1 large lemon juice, season with salt and freshly ground pepper then turn off the heat. Set aside.
  7. On a plate arrange liver then pour the sauce on top