How to Make Morcon

Morcon Recipe
Ingredients: 6 – 8 serving
¼ cup calamansi juice
½ cup soy sauce
2 kilos beef kalitiran, sliced into ¾ inch thick whole sheets
1 can sausage, cut into strips
3 hard boiled eggs, sliced lengthwise into quarters
1 carrot, sliced into ¼ inch thick long strips
2 strips pork fat, ¼ inch thick
2 strips cheese, ¼ thick each
All purpose flour
Cooking oil
4 cups beef broth
Salt and pepper
Parsley and bell pepper, for garnish (optional)

  • Mix together marinade ingredients:calamansi juice, soy sauce and pepper. Put the sheets of beef kalitiran on a flat dish and pour the marinade onto the beef sheets, making sure the beef is well coated with the marinade. Set aside for one hour.
  • Remove beef sheets from marinade and lay them out on a flat, clean board or tray. On one eacd of each beef sheet, arrange the following: strips of sausages, eggs, carrot, pork fat and cheese, distributing fillings evenly.
  • Starting from the end with fillings, roll the beef sheets carefully, making sure that all the fillings are intact.
  • Roll the seets of beef completely until it reaches the other end.
  • Truss the rolls using any kitchen twine.
  • Spread flour on a large sheet pan or on a work table taht has been cleaned and dried. Dredge the morcon with flour.
  • Heat cooking oil in frying pan brown the morcon on all sides in the hot oil.
  • Transfer morcon to a large casserole. Pour in broth and season with salt and pepper. Cover the pan and allow mixture to simmer over low heat until beef is tender(about 4 hours). Remove beef from casserole and reserve the liquid.
  • Let beef cool so it does not crumble when sliced. Slice the morcon and serve on a platter with parsley and bell pepper garnish and with the sauce in which the morcon was cooked.
  • Or Use: 1 ½ beef broth cubes dissolved in 4 cups waters. End
How to Make Morcon

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