Soy Seasoned Beef and Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe is from the "Japanese Cooking Class Cookbook" by the editors of Consumer Guide.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut beef across the grain into 1/16 to 1/8 inch thick slices.
  2. Cut each slice into 1 1/2 inch lengths.
  3. Pare potatoes and cut into quarters.
  4. Cut quarters into 1 inch pieces.
  5. Place potatoes in 3 cups water in a large bowl; soak for 5 minutes.
  6. Drain.
  7. Cut onions lengthwise in half; cut halves crosswise into 1/8 inch thick slices.
  8. Cut ginger into 1/16 inch thick slices.
  9. Cut slices into strips.
  10. Reserve ginger.
  11. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in 3 quart saucepan over medium high heat.
  12. Add beef, saute stirring occasionally just until brown (about 2 minutes).
  13. Remove from pan; reserve.
  14. Add remaining 3 teaspoons oil into pan; heat over medium high heat until hot.
  15. Add onions and potatoes; saute, stirring constantly to coat well with oil (about 2 minutes).
  16. Add remining 1 cup water, the sake and sugar to pan; heat to boiling.
  17. Reduce heat to medium; boil gently 10 minutes.
  18. Add soy sauce and beef to pan; boil gently until potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  19. Serve immediately with cooking liquid, garnished with ginger strips.
  20. Note: Freeze meat until firm (but not frozen) to make slicing it easier.

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