This meal was fantastic!!! Instead of using the cilantro and pickled ginger as garnishment, I marinated the beef with cilantro, fresh ginger and a splash of sake for about an hour. Loaded with lots of flavor, whole family loved it.
Japanese Beef Bowl
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 687
- Calories from fat: 28%
- Protein: 30g
- Fat: 21g
- Saturated fat: 7.4g
- Carbohydrate: 90g
- Fiber: 1.5g
- Sodium: 2003mg
- Cholesterol: 76mg
- 2 cups short- or medium-grain rice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons sake
- 1 small onion, thinly sliced
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 pound beef sirloin, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
- Pickled ginger slices (optional)
- 1. In a 4-quart pan, bring 3 cups water to a boil. Add rice and salt. Cover and reduce heat to simmer, then cook until almost tender, 15 minutes. Turn off heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork.
- 2. In a small pan, bring soy sauce, sugar, sake, and 3/4 cup water to a boil. Remove from heat and reserve.
- 3. In a 10-inch frying pan over high heat, cook onion in oil until it begins to brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Add beef and continue stirring for 2 minutes, then add 1/2 cup of soy-sake sauce and stir until beef is cooked, 2 minutes longer.
- 4. Divide rice among 4 bowls. Top with beef, remaining sauce, and cilantro. Serve with ginger, if desired.
- Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
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