CHEF Ziggy Bautista's Note:
A fantastic recipe of the Filipino dinner table, Morcon is usually served on feasts and big celebrations. I know that any meatlover in the world will LOVE this one of a kind recipe!
My Private Note
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- 1 kg beef, sliced 1/4 inch thick (3 pcs.)
- 1/4 kg ground beef liver (or liver spread)
- 200 g sliced sausages or 200 g ham
- 200 g pork fat (cut is strips)
- 3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
- 100 g cheddar cheese, in strips
- 100 g grated cheddar cheese
- 2 onions, chopped
- 5 bay leaves (laurel)
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/2 cup vinegar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 cups water
- string (for tying)
- 1Spread and stretch the sliced beef on your working table.
- 2Arrange the filling on the sliced beef: sausage strips, cheese strips, sliced eggs, pork fat and some ground liver.
- 3Roll the sliced beef with all the filling inside and secure with a thread or string.
- 4Repeat the procedure for the two remaining beef slices.
- 5On a pot, place the beef rolls and put the water, the remaining ground liver, grated cheese, chopped onions, bay leaves, ground black pepper and salt.
- 6Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Simmer for one hour.
- 7Add the vinegar and continue to simmer of another hour or until beef is tender.
- 8Slice the beef morcon, arrange on a platter and top with the sauce/ gravy poured on top.
- 9Cooking Tips:
- 10A spoon or two of flour can be added to water to thicken the sauce.
- 11Instead of boiling in a pot, you can use a pressure cooker for faster cooking.
- 12Optional: Garnish with olives before serving.
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Nutritional Facts for Beef Morcon
Serving Size: 1 (471 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 5
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 1176.0
- Calories from Fat 794
- Total Fat 88.2 g
- Saturated Fat 40.5 g
- Cholesterol 529.4 mg
- Sodium 1910.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 7.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
- Sugars 2.4 g
- Protein 81.7 g