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Tapsilog recipe (beef tapa original)

This tradition of Sinangag continues to this day but we are not so sure if people are still using leftover rice, but who are we to complain about food?
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Beef
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $4


  • 2 pounds Beef Tapa (or similar cut of meat)
  • 1 bulb garlic minced
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • Vinegar
  • Cooking Oil

garlic fried rice

  • 2 cups cold rice
  • 2 stalks green onions chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ small onion
  • salt and pepper to taste

fried eggs

  • 2 eggs
  • cooking oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a bowl combine all the ingredients for the Beef Tapa, except for the beef and cooking oil.
  • Now add the beef to the mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  • When the oil is hot, add the beef mixture to the pan.
  • Pan fry the beef while continually stirring.
  • When the beef starts to form a crust along the edges, remove it from the pan and set it aside.
  • To make the garlic fried rice, first, add some cooking oil over medium-high heat to the same pan from before.
  • Now add the garlic and onions to the pan and stir-fry for about a minute.
  • Then add the rice and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Stir fry the rice until it is hot and well seasoned then remove it from the heat.
  • In a clean pan, add some cooking oil and fry the eggs over medium-high heat.
  • Serve the Beef Tapa with the Fried Rice on the side and the sunny side up egg on top of the rice.