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Pork Steak Tagalog

This is one of my favorite dish especially when I go to a “TURO-TURO” or canteen(small cafeteria) in the philippines…It’s a marinated fried pork with canalized onions and served with its remaining marinade mix. A simple dish that you can definitely eat a bunch of rice on it….whew!!!…..Did you know that onions contain a number of sulfides similar to those found in garlic which may lower blood lipids and blood pressure. In some places, communities that never consumed onions had blood cholesterol levels substantially higher, and blood clotting times shorter, than the communities that ate liberal amounts of garlic and onions….

Ingredients: good for 3-4 persons

  • oil for frying
  • 6-8 pcs of pork chops or 1/2 a kilo
  • 2 big white onions
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup lemon or calamansi
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tsp sugar


  • in a container, mix soy sauce, salt & pepper, 1 tsp sugar(save 1 tsp for onions) and lemon, mix well then add pork. marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  • in a frying pan, fry pork until medium well. set aside and remove oil from the pan.
  • from the same frying pan, add a little oil and saute onions for 3-4 minutes or until caramelize. add 1 tsp sugar.
  • add in fried pork and its remaining marinade mix. add in water and bring to a boil.
  • serve hot & enjoy!!!

Stir-fry Pork in Onions – Cantonese style

I made this recipe out of curiousity…Because evertime we dine at Cantonese-Hongkong Restaurant I always saw this besides our table…Usually they serve it on a sizzling plate, I can tell its really awesome and appetizing….Its just made of simple soy & oyster sauce, lots of onions, sesame oil and finished with lemon juice..That’s it, sometime simple really rocks your world…Did you know that onions have a variety of medicinal effects. Onions are a rich source of flavonoids, substances known to provide protection against cardiovascular disease. Some people(chinese) use onions to treat colds, coughs, and asthma, and to repel insects. In Chinese medicine, onions have been used to treat angina, coughs, bacterial infections, and breathing problems…

Ingredients: (good for sharing)

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 large onions (sliced)
  • 150 gms thinly sliced pork
  • 1 tsp baking soda or 1/4 cup soda water
  • 2tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • salt & pepper


  • in a mixing bowl, season pork with salt & pepper, add soda or soda water. stand for 15 minutes
  • In a wok, using high heat, place oil and saute pork for 2-3 minutes, add in onions and seasoned with soy & oyster sauce.
  • add in sesame oil and lemon juice and remove from fire.
  • Serve hot with rice or serve on a sizzling plate.
  • Enjoy!!!!!!
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