- Marinate beef with salt, pepper, garlic, and oyster sauce.
- Simmer beef with other seasonings.
- Top with toasted garlic and serve.
1. In a bowl, combine beef, salt pepper, garlic and Mega Prime Choices Oyster Sauce. Marinate for 1 hour.
2. In a pan, add oil and sear the marinated beef until slightly brown.
3. Pour water and bring to a low simmer.
4. Add calamansi juice, Worcestershire sauce, onions and Mega Prime Whole Mushrooms.
5. Continue to simmer until liquid evaporates.
6. Sprinkle with toasted garlic and serve.
Nutritional information of Beef Salpicao Recipe
Beef is rich in vitamins and nutrients, particularly protein, vitamin B12, and iron. This meat has around 25 grams of protein per serving (3 ounces), and this nutrient is very helpful in muscle strengthening. It also helps keep you full longer. When eaten moderately, beef can really help you live an active lifestyle.
Vitamin B12, on the other hand, helps your blood stay healthy. It helps your body produce blood cells regularly and keep your oxygen flowing. By doing this, your nervous and digestive system stay at their best state. Beef is also the best natural source of vitamin B12. If you are vegetarian, you will have to supplement your Vitamin B12 needs with other sources such as supplement pills. To get 95% of your needed Vitamin B12, you should eat around 2.24 micrograms
Lastly, beef is rich in iron, with 3 ounces holding around 2.1 milligrams. You need this nutrient for your body to maintain the healthiness of your hemoglobin, which is required for transporting oxygen around the body.
Garlic cloves are great at battling diseases because it can battle the common cold by boosting your immune system. Second, its active compounds can lessen your risk of heart-related diseases by lowering high blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. Lastly, its antioxidants can decrease the risk of a person contracting Alzheimer’s disease, which is prevalent among the elderly.
Calamansi is a fruit rich in Vitamin C, and because of this, it is a great juice drink when you are dealing with decaying teeth, weak bones, and colds. It also has fiber, Vitamin A, and Potassium.
Mushrooms are great foods to eat while you are maintaining your weight because it is filling with their dietary fibers, in the form of beta-glucens and chitin, and is actually low in calories. It is also rich in disease fighting nutrients; vitamin D, potassium and Vitamin C.
Defining the Word: Salpicao
While the word salpicao in this beef salpicao recipe refers to beef fried in soy sauce and garlic, it means something completely different in its country of origin called Portuguese.
In Portuguese, salpicao refers to the nation’s traditional sausage, which is made with a ton of ingredients; pork shovels, bacon, ground pepper, wine, salt, pepper, spices, and preservatives. After going through the smoking process, the result is a round shape of meat that is reddish brown and around 10 to 15 cm.
Besides salpicao, the Portuguese are famous for their other sausages including chorizo, farinheira, black pudding, and alheira.
Beef salpicao is a dish that is familiar to many Filipinos for its salty and garlicky flavor. Besides being a nutritional beef dish great for people with an active lifestyle, it is an interesting recipe packed with delicious flavors and nutritional benefits. Consider serving this on your next dinner with your family or friends!