Morcon Recipe
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5 from 14 votes

Beef Morcon Recipe

Beef Morcon is a Filipino holiday dish, a famous Filipino meat roll stuffed with sausage or hotdogs, carrots, pickles, cheese, and egg.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Marinating1 hr
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Beef
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Beef Recipes
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Ed Joven


  • 1 kilo flank steak
  • 3 cups Beef Stock 0r 3 pieces beef cubes dissolved in 3 cups warm water
  • 6 pcs Calamansi or 1 pc. large Lemon
  • 8 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 pcs medium sized carrot sliced to long strips
  • 3/4 cup All purpose flour
  • 8 tbsp Canola cooking oil
  • 6 pcs Tender Juicy hotdogs
  • 1 small bottle sweet pickled cucumber
  • 4 pcs hard boiled eggs sliced into quarter
  • 200 g Cheedar cheese cut into ½ inch thick strips
  • 1/2 tsp Salt


  • Pour the Calamansi Juice or Lemon Juice into the meat.
  • Add the Soy sauce into the mixture.
  • Arrange the meat and marinate the beef for at least 1 hour.
  • Put marinated beef in a flat surface and place on one side the pickles, hotdog, carrot, cheese, and egg.
  • Enclose the filling with the Meat then roll it and tie with a cooking string, this will ensure that the meat will not open-up.
  • Place the flour into a baking pan then dredge the rolled beef into the flour.
  • Pour the cooking oil into the pan and apply heat.
  • Fry the Morcon until it turns medium brown.
  • Transfer the fried Morcon in a deep pan or casserole and pour the beef stock then bring to a boil.
  • Pour half of the Morcon marinade and salt.
  • Put the cover and simmer for about 2 hours or until the beef is tender.
  • Remove the strings from the meat and slice the Morcon into serving sizes and place in a serving dish and add the sauce.



Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 800mg