4 Easy Steps to Make Tapa for Business — Tapa is a meat viand typically made from thinly-sliced beef (tapang baka), and served with rice and egg in the much-loved tapsilog. It is marinated with a mildly sweet sauce, suited to the Pinoy plate, and is a favorite in eateries all over the country. You can start tapa making business with just P5,000 capital.
Why this will click
Filipinos never tire of tapsilog. Plus, by preparing this from your home, you guarantee freshness and top-quality ingredients compared to the store varieties. This viand can come in several ways – as lunch boxes, sandwiches frozen bulk purchases, etc. – so you have a number of business options.
*Meat pounder, P50
*Stainless steel bowl, P150
*Plastic container, P50
*Frying pan, P200
*1 kg. lean beef (beefsteak cut, round, or rump), sliced 1/4 inch thick, P250
*Ground Black Pepper, P3
*2 tbsp, finely chopped garlic, P10
*1/2 tsp. msg. P5
*2 tbsp. distilled white vinegar, P10
*Soy sauce (optional), P10
*Vegetable oil, P10
How To Make the Tapa
1. Use the meat pounder to tenderize and thin out the meat.
2. Place the meat into the stainless steel bowl, together with salt, pepper, sugar, chopped garlic, MSG, white vinegar, and 3 to 4 tablespoons of soy sauce. Mix well.
3. Transfer everything to a plastic container, and let meat marinate for about 12 hours in the refrigerator. Remove and mix again.
4. You can opt to repack and freeze the meat for a later date. When the meat is ready to be served, fry in a hot pan, using vegetable oil. Tapa is usually eaten together with rice and egg.
How Much Will You Make
Each serving of beef tapa will cost roughly P30. Even adding just a 70 percent margin (a price of about P50) to cover the equipment and overhead costs will be enough to recoup your investment in a few months’ time.
Source: Entrepreneur 45 Home-Base Business Ideas Book