Tuna Bistek (Braised Tuna Steaks) Recipe

  • 4-5 slices of Tuna
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup cooking oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into rings for garnish
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp pepper steak

Tuna Bistek (Braised Tuna Steaks) Recipe

  1. In a wide shallow bowl, mix the flour and salt. 
  2. Pat dry the fish steaks and coat with the flour mixture. Make sure the fish is evenly coated.
  3. Remove excess oil and drop into the hot skillet with oil. Shallow fry one side for about 3 minutes or until browned then turn over to cook the other side. 
  4. Remove from pan and transfer into a plate with paper towel to remove excess oil. 
  5. Do the same for the rest of the fish pieces.
  6. In another pan wide enough to place all fish pieces in a single layer, heat 1 tbs oil then add garlic and onion. cook until garlic is browned and onion slightly translucent.
  7. Add the soy sauce, lime juice and pepper steak. Let simmer for about 3 minutes. Add the water and cook until the sauce is boiling. Lower the heat to simmer.
  8. Put the fish steaks in the simmering sauce. After 2 minutes turn over the fish to cook the top side. 
  9. Let simmer for about 5 minutes then turn off the heat.
  10. Transfer into a serving bowl. Garnish with fresh onion rings. Serve with hot steamed or garlic rice. Enjoy!

Source: My Expat Mom

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