Sunday, 23 July 2017

Japanese Beef Stew



Carole's Chatter: Japanese Beef Stew


My better half is being very patient with my current enthusiasm for experimenting with Japanese flavours.  I hope you'll put up with it as well.

Ingredients:

Blade steak cut into chunks
Vegetable oil
1 cup of dashi (made with dashi powder and hot water)
½ cup of sake  or mirin
1 slice of red onion
1 lump of rock sugar
Potatoes
Carrots
3 tblsp soy sauce (preferably Japanese)
Herbs for garnish

Carole's Chatter: Japanese Beef Stew

Method:

Brown the beef in batches
Add the onion
After a couple of minutes add the dashi, mirin and rock sugar.
Simmer the beef for one hour.
Steam the potatoes and carrots – I used a microwave steamer – the potatoes and carrots were sliced.
When they are done and after the hour, add the potatoes and carrots to the beef.  Then add the soy sauce. Simmer for 3 minutes and finish with a garnish of herbs just before serving.

4 comments:

  1. There's a beef stew recipe for every culture! I will have to try this one for my step son! He loves Japanese food and he is a real true FOODIE! You are always cooking up something interesting in Carole's Corner! By the way, I am missing your Sunshine Bay Sav Blanc down here in Texas! I used to get it all the time at Aldi's but now I can't find it anywhere. Perhaps the vineyards for it didn't do well this past year. I'll keep looking!

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  2. We get a lot of the Japanese food flavors out this way. Hope he liked your stew.

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  3. Now that's the benefit of being with someone who likes to cook, you always get to try new foods and flavors. Great recipe!

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