Beef Teriyaki is a variation of Teriyaki which originated in Japanese Kitchens and became famous world wide. It is made with sauce, meat, and sprinkle with sesame seeds. The sauce is relatively thick and sweet. The traditional dish calls for the meat to be grilled and broiled. Since many variations have arisen, pan searing and frying have now become popular, especially in America. Many types of meat such as fish, hamburger,pork, and chicken can also be used with the recipe.
In this recipe, we recommend using a sirloin cut as it will make the dish very tender. Any cut of beef will suffice, however. It will just make the meat a little bit tougher. Ensure you cut the beef as thinly as possible. Today, teriyaki sauce can be found in just about any grocery store, but you can make your own sauce right at home. It is easy and delicious. It is similar to that of the store bought version, but you will need some essential ingredients such as mirin, a Japanese rice wine, or sake. We made chicken teriyaki a year ago. You can refer to this recipe if you want an easier and simpler version. Beef Teriyaki is easy to make. You will love the sauce as it’s perfect poured over hot rice. Go ahead and plan this recipe for the weekend.
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- 1 lb. steak, sliced thinly
- 2 tbsp mirin
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Sesame seeds for garnishing
- spring onion for garnishing
For Teriyaki sauce:
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup mirin
- 4 tbsp brown sugar
- 2 tbsp cooking wine
- 1 tbsp cornstarch diluted in 1 tbsp water
- Servings: 2
- Time: 50 minutes
- Level: Easy
- Cuisine: Japanese
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- Slice the beef thinly across the grain. Marinate it in soy sauce and mirin for a bout 30 minutes in the fridge.
- In a nonstick pan, add in olive oil. Add the beef in and stir fry for about 5 minutes over medium high heat until it is lightly browned. Set it aside on a platter.
- In a small saucepan, combine the the soy sauce, mirin, cooking wine, and the brown sugar. Stir it over medium low heat until the sugar is dissolved. Then, add in the diluted cornstarch and stir constantly until it bubbles and the sauce thickens. Turn off the heat.
- Pour the sauce over the beef. Garnish it with spring onions and sesame seeds.
- Serve and enjoy!
[dropcap]D[/dropcap]id you know that teri means a gloss created by sugar content and yaki means broiling or grilling.