Beef Morcon Recipe

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Beef Morcon Recipe 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 and New Year’s Eve.




  1. Arrange each beef slice between two parchment paper or cling wrap and with a meat mallet, pound to about ½-inch thick (or thinner).
  2. Repeat with remaining beef slices. Trim sides of meat to shape it as close to a rectangle.
  3. In a bowl, combine beef, lemon juice, soy sauce and pepper to taste.
  4. Marinate for about 30 minutes.
  5. Drain beef from marinade, squeezing any excess liquid and reserving marinade.
  6. Lay beef on a flat work surface arranges strips of carrots, hot dogs, pickles, and eggs lengthwise over the meat.
  7. Gently gather the end of beef upwards and roll neatly into a log, enclosing the filling.
  8. With kitchen twine, tie beef roulades snugly at both ends and center to fully secure.
  9. Lightly dredge with flour.
  10. Heat oil in a wide, heavy-bottomed pan. Gently add the beef roll and lightly brown on all sides. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
  11. Discard oil from skillet except for about 1 tablespoon.
  12. Add onions and garlic and cook until browned.
  13. Add reserved marinade and bring to a boil, scraping sides to deglaze a pan.
  14. Add tomato sauce and beef broth.
  15. Add bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  16. Bring to a boil. Gently add beef rolls in a single layer. Lower heat, cover and cook for about 45 minutes to 1 hour or until beef is tender.
  17. Remove beef rolls from pan and allow to stand for about 3 to 5 minutes.
  18. Slice into 1-inch thick rounds and arrange slices on serving platter. Keep warm.
  19. Add liver spread into the sauce and stir until dissolved.
  20. Continue to cook for about 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  21. Pour sauce over morcon slices.
  22. Serve


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