Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is one of DH's faves. I have cooked this many times for company and get raves. It looks like a lot of work, reading the recipe, but it is easy easy. We don't like water chestnuts or bamboo shoots, so I omit them. I have had this recipe forever, but it looks like I must have found it on an A.1. bottle or ad. I tried it with other steak sauces, but we didn't like it. The recipe says 8 servings, but the 2 of us finish it off with no trouble.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large skillet, brown beef until crumbly.
  2. In small bowl, mix sugar, soy sauce, A-1, and salt.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Drain mushrooms, reserving liquid.
  5. When meat is cooked, mix in vegetables.
  6. Add sauce.
  7. Simmer 3 minutes, or until vegetables are just tender crisp.
  8. Combine cornstarch and reserved mushroom liquid.
  9. Stir into sukiyaki.
  10. Cook just until thickened.
  11. Serve over rice.


Most Helpful

This was interesting. Not really what I was expecting, but there was nothing wrong with it. It is a bit salty though, and it doesn't taste like authentic Japanese sukiyak (which is what I was expecting). The salt is definitely unneeded- good thing I didn't add it. I might make this again with some changes. The meat mixture might also make a good filling for lettuce wraps.

rpgaymer July 10, 2012

Easy, quick and no complaints from the kids! It's a winner in our house for sure.
I modified slightly to use what veggies were on hand (broccoli & spring onions).
Might try with ground turkey next time. Great recipe

j9cowie December 09, 2010

I halved the meat, but not the sauce, and used about two cups of frozen oriental veggies instead of the fresh veggies listed. I skipped the cornstarch because even with the halved meat, there was simply no sauce in the pan; it all soaked into the meat and veggies. Quick, easy, and smelled fantastic while cooking. We all enjoyed it. I wouldn't serve it to company, but this was a wonderful, inexpensive, easy weeknight meal that will be added to our regular rotation! For us, with the meat halved, it made three adult servings -- one for each of us, and one in the freezer for a lunch rice bowl!

JeannaLW August 24, 2010

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