Beef Donburi California Style - Beef Bowl

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12 mins

Usage of wine comes from living in the Bay Area. Feel free to use either white or red wines instead of both. If you do not have sake, you can sub white wine. You can purchase shichimi togarashi which is a Japanese 7 spice pepper mixture often used in soups, meats, and veggies. You can also find a recipe in recipezaar by typing shichimi togarashi.

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  1. Cut beef into very thin bite size pieces. Cut onion into about 8 wedges.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan and saute onion until transparent. Add beef and saute 2 minutes. Add sugar, soy sauce, mirin, white and red wine, sake, salt and water.
  3. When the liquid comes to a boil, reduce heat and cook while removing scum that floats up. Cook until the liquid is reduced by half.
  4. Put cooked rice into individual bowls (about 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 C depending on your appetite) and top with beef mixture along with sauce from the pan evenly. Top with pickled red ginger and shichimi togarashi or shichimi pepper.