Testy Marinated Japanese Beef Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main Ingredient


 Beef tenderloin1 Pound
 Cornstarch2 Teaspoon
 Soy sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sake/Dry sherry of same quantity1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Pinch
 Long grain white rice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Leek1 Small
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm)
 Shiitake/White mushrooms of same quantity8 Ounce
 Peanut oil2 Tablespoon
 Beef broth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sesame oil1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 744 Calories from Fat 174

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.2%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g23.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 76 mg

Sodium 1975.7 mg82.3%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 36 g71.9%

Vitamin A 15.8% Vitamin C 11.8%

Calcium 9.8% Iron 25.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Cut the beef into thin slices.
2) Arrange on paper towels and drizzle with the cornstarch.
3) In a medium bowl, combine the soy sauce, sake, and sugar.
4) Now add the meat and stir to mix well.
5) Cover with lid and allow to stand for 20 minutes.
6) Remove the edges from the scallion, thinly slice, and putaside.
7) Also trim the leek root and dark green portion.
8) Wash the white portion well and cut into thin slivers.
9) Peel and mince the garlic.
10) Slice the mushrooms thin.

11) Alternately, cook the rice according to package directions.
12) In a wok or large skillet,heat the peanut oil over high heat.
13)Take off the meat from the marinade .
14) Now add to the pan, retaining the marinade.
15) Stir-fry for a minute.
16) Add the garlic and mushrooms and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
17) Add the leek, broth, and the retained marinade.
18) Reduce to a simmer and further cook until the mixture slightly thickens.
19) Turn off the heat, then stir in the sesame oil.

20) Serve the meat and vegetables over the rice ,scatterred on top with the scallion.