Morcon

Ingredients

2 lbs beef eye of round or flank steak, 3/4 inch thick in one piece
2 beef bouillon cubes dissolved in 3 cups boiling water
1/4 tsp salt
1 piece lemon
1/2 cup soy sauce
1 piece medium sized carrot, cut into long strips
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup cooking oil
4 sausages or hotdogs, cut in half lengthwise
2 dill pickles or sweet pickled cucumber, cut lengthwise divided into 4 equal pieces
3 hard boiled eggs, quartered
3 ounces cheddar cheese, cut in strips (about 1/2 inch thick)

Preparation

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 tie 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.

 



About

Morcon is a Filipino meat roll stuffed with sausage, pickles, carrots, cheese, and hard boiled egg. It's considered a holiday dish and is usually served at Christmas and New Year’s Eve. This recipe is from Panlasang Pinoy.

Yield:

4 servings

Added:

December 19, 2012

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