Lotus Root and Beef with Miso

Thickly sliced lotus root bursting with umami flavor from a combination of beef, miso and butter. Pairs well with piping hot rice.

Lotus Root and Beef with Miso
Photographed by HIDETOSHI HARA


Recipe by
Yumiko Izawa

Easy

Beef

Quick

420kcal

15minutes

Calorie count is per serving.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 200 g lotus root
  • 120 g beef trimmings
  • 1 clove garlic
  • [A]

    • 3 tbsp mirin
    • 2 tbsp miso
    • 2 tbsp sake
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp butter

Directions

1

Cut the lotus root lengthwise in half and then into 7-8 mm thick half moons. Place the pieces in a bowl of water to soak.

2

If necessary, cut the beef into easy-to-eat pieces. Cut the garlic in half, remove the core and crush.

3

Stir-fry the garlic in vegetable oil in a pan placed over low heat. When aromatic, raise the heat to medium and add the beef. Quickly stir-fry and remove.

4

Drain the water from the lotus root and stir-fry over medium heat using the same frying pan as before. When done, combine [A] and drizzle evenly over the lotus root. Add the butter and stir to coat evenly.

5

Add the beef, lightly mix together and plate.