Classic Beef Steak


3 pieces of thin cut sirloin tip
¼ cup soy sauce (a little below the ¼ cup line)
about 1 tablespoon lemon juice
a few slices of brown or white onions.
1 tablespoon cooking oil


  1. Combine soy sauce and lemon. The taste should be a good blending of soy sauce and lemon. You want to taste the lemon, but you don’t want it too sour.
  2. Marinate the beef in the soy sauce mixture for 15 minutes on each side.
  3. Heat up cooking oil on medium high heat until oil is hot enough for searing. Sear the beef for about 5 seconds on each side.
    Cut up the beef into 1/2-inch strips. Pour the soy sauce marinade into the same pan. Add the beef slices. Cover the pan and simmer on low for about 5 minutes or so. You don’t want to over simmer or the beef will get tough. Cook it just enough so the beef is still tender but not red on the inside.
  4. Cut the onions into rings and add it on top of the beef about 4 minutes into the simmering time and cover the pan. The steam inside the pan will release the flavor of the onions into the dish while keeping the onions crisp. If you prefer cooked onions, place them into the sauce instead of on top of the beef. Serve with rice.

Option: If the flavor is too potent for you, you can add brown sugar to taste while simmering.