Mirin, a drink similar to saki but with less alcohol, is also a must-have condiment when cooking Japanese cuisine. Serve steak with Quick Cucumber Pickles (see recipe link below).
- Portion size 8 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2009
- 1/4 cup sodium-reduced soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon mirin
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 2 teaspoons minced gingerroot
- 3 cloves garlic thinly sliced
- 8 green onions
- 2 lbs beef flank marinating steak
MethodIn shallow dish, whisk together soy sauce, mirin, sesame oil, ginger and garlic. Trim green onions; add to marinade. Add steak, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes or for up to 8 hours.
Pour marinade into small saucepan; bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes.
Meanwhile, place steak on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once and basting with marinade, until medium-rare, 10 to 12 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing across the grain.
Meanwhile, grill onions until tender, about 4 minutes.
Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings: about
- Sodium 406 mg
- Protein 25 g
- Calories 215.0
- Total fat 9 g
- Potassium 360 mg
- Cholesterol 48 mg
- Saturated fat 3 g
- Total carbohydrate 6 g
- Iron 18.0
- Folate 7.0
- Calcium 3.0
- Vitamin A 2.0
- Vitamin C 7.0