Japanese Steak With Sunomono

Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 15 mins

Sunomono (pronounced soo-noh-moh-noh) is Japanese for vinegared foods. It is a salad made with raw or cooked vegetables, meats, or seafood with a sweet vinaigrette and seasonings. Prep time is minimum chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To prepare sunomono----------------.
  2. Place cucumber in a colander.
  3. Sprinkle with salt.
  4. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  5. Squeeze out liquid.
  6. Rinse with water.
  7. Squeeze again.
  8. Combine vinegar and sugar.
  9. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  10. Add cucumber, radishes and carrots.
  11. Cover and chill for 30 minutes to 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  12. To prepare steaks----------------.
  13. Place steaks in a shallow dish.
  14. Combine soy sauce, sherry, sesame oil, ginger and garlic.
  15. Pour over steaks.
  16. Cover and chill for 30 minutes to 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  17. Broil or grill steaks to desired doneness.
  18. (I also use my rotissorie when I don't grill) Slice across the grain in 1/2 inch thickness.
  19. Serve with sunomono.
Most Helpful

4 5

I really liked the sunomomo! Even my wife, who is not a radish person, enjoyed it. I overcooked the steak, but then again, I tend to do that, so it wasn't as good as it could have been. But the flavor was nice, not too sweet and not too salty. I would make this again.