Filipino Morcon

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

Filipino Morcon Instructions
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. Share and enjoy!

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