Beef Teriyaki

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  • 2 tbsp soy sauce Japanese preferred
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 2 tbsp sake
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp neutral oil
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 lb beef thinly sliced, short rib preferred


  • In a bowl or liquid measuring cup, whisk together the soy sauce, mirin, sake, sugar, and 2 tbsp water. Whisk in the cornstarch and set aside.
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  • In a large, non stick frying pan, heat up the oil over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring, until soft, but not browned.
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  • Add the thinly sliced beef to the pan and cook, until just cooked through. Add the sauce to the pan and bring to a gentle simmer, letting it bubble, thicken, and reduce.
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  • When the teriyaki sauce is glossy and coats the beef, remove from the heat and serve over fluffy white rice. Top with toasted sesame seeds and sliced green onions. Enjoy!
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