Bite-Sized Pepper Steaks

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

A simple yet elegant Japanese appetizer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pat the coarse-ground black pepper onto both sides of the beef until the meat is well coated.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan.
  3. Add the garlic, and saute until fragrant.
  4. Add the meat and cook until browned on both sides.
  5. Add the sugar, mirin, and soy sauce, and cook until the liquid thickens and coats the meat.
  6. Cut the meat into bite-sized cubes and arrange on a serving dish.
  7. Garnish with the buckwheat or cress leaves.
Most Helpful

These are to die for!!! I was a little skeptical at first about taking a fine piece of steak and coating it with soy/mirin but terrific. A great appetizer.

MarraMamba November 20, 2007