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Filipino Morcon

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Morcon is a Filipino meat roll stuffed with sausage or hotdogs, carrots, pickles, cheese, and egg. This is considered as a holiday dish and is usually served during Christmas (Noche Buena) and New Year’s eve (Media Noche).
Ingredients
  Beef eye steak 2 Pound, 3/4 inch thick in one piece (Round Or Flank)
  Beef cubes 2 , dissolved in 3 cups boiling water, beef stock/broth
  Boiling water 3 Cup (48 tbs), dissolved in 3 cups boiling water, beef stock/broth
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Carrot 1 Medium, cut into long strips
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hotdogs 4 , cut in half lengthwise
  Pickled dill/Sweet pickled cucumber 2 , cut lengthwise divided into 4 equal pieces
  Hard boiled eggs 3 , sliced
  Cheddar cheese 3 Ounce, cut in strips about 0.5 inch thick
Directions

1. Marinate the beef in soy sauce and lemon juice for at least 1 hour

2. Place the beef in a flat surface and arrange the hotdogs, pickle, carrot, cheese, and egg on one side

3. Roll the beef enclosing the fillings and tye with a cooking string to ensure that the meat will not open-up

4. Place cooking oil in a pan and apply heat

5. Dredge the rolled beef in flour and fry until the color of the outer part turns medium brown

6. Transfer the fried rolled beef in a casserole and pour-in the beef broth then bring to a boil

7. Pour-in half of the soy sauce-lemon juice marinade,salt and simmer until the beef is tender (about 2 hours using ordinary casserole or 30 minutes if a pressure cooker is used)

8. Optional: Fry the simmered meat for at least 2 minutes

9. Remove the strings and slice into serving pieces

10. Place in a serving dish and add the sauce.

11.Serve hot. Share and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Beef
Subtitle: 
Filipino Meat Roll
This video is in Filipino.

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