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Tapa 2


  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 5-6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Tapa is a Filipino dish made with beef, mutton, venison or horse meat that is cured or dried and cut into small portions or thin slices then pan fried.


  • 800 g beef tenderloin or rump steak (sliced thinly around 1/2 cm thick)
  • 2 whole garlic, crushed include the skin
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup cane vinegar
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp salt


  1. Mix thoroughly all ingredients excluding beef in a bowl.
  2. Slice the beef into 2 x 3 inch pieces and soak with the mixture
  3. Marinate for at least a day.
  4. Remove beef from marinade and pat dry with paper towel
  5. Heat up the pan add oil and fry the beef pieces until outside is crunchy on both sides.