Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Morcon (marinated beef roll with savoury stuffings)

Main Dish Ingredients:

  • 1 kilo beef flank steak or sirloin, sliced into 1/4 inch thickness
  • 1/2 cup chopped ham
  • 1/4 kilo ground pork
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickles, chopped
  • 1 chorizo de bilbao or any kind sausages
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3 boiled eggs
  • 1 beaten raw egg
  • 1/4 grated cheese
  • 1/4 cup olives
  • salt and pepper
Beef Marinade:
  • 4 tbs cup kalamansi or lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup soysauce
  • Pepper
Tomato sauce mixture:
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 minced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped finely
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 2 pcs bay leaves, 1/2 tsp vinegar, salt & pepper

Cooking procedures:

Marinate beef in lemon juice, soysauce and pepper for 20 minutes or more. Meanwhile, mix ground pork, ham, sweet pickles, cheese, beaten egg and raisins. Spread out marinated beef steak and put in filling on top. Arrange cut chorizo lenthwise on top, so as olives and boiled eggs. Roll meat lenthwise and tie with string. Brown meat in hot oil and boil it in tomato sauce mixture. Boil until meat is tender. Take out from pan and remove string. Slice and pour sauce on top.

This dish is best for fiestas and all special occasions. Usually my mom always has this dish every Tondo Fiesta. The sauce was really great tasting and the beef was perfectly marinated.


hbp said...

mmmmm... this is yummy.. i love morcon!!!

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