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How to Make Beef Tapa with Atchara

This is a recipe on how to make beef tapa.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: beef tapa, tapsilog
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo sirloin beef sliced thin
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper

For the Acharra:

  • 1 medium green papaya grated
  • 1 small carrot grated or cut into flower shapes
  • 1 green pepper cut into fine strips
  • 1 small bunch shallots sibuyas tagalog, peeled

For pickling solution:

  • 2 tsp. ginger cut into fine strips
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup rock salt


    How to make Beef Tapa with Atchara:

    • Put all the beef tapa ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
    • Keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 days before frying.

    How to make atcharra:

    • In a bowl put all vegetables together.
    • Sprinkle with rock salt and let stand for a few hours or overnight.
    • Squeeze out excess liquid from the vegetables and rinse in water to remove salt.
    • Put all pickling solution ingredients together.
    • Stir till sugar and salt are dissolved.
    • Pack vegetables in jars and pour vinegar mixture to cover.
    • Refrigerate. Serve 2-3 days later.