Beef Teriyaki

Beef Teriyaki
Summary

This is a better-for-you version of beef teriyaki – an Asian dish that is well-known here in the United States. You can also substitute the beef in this dish for chicken breast or tofu. Or, use the teriyaki as a sauce for cooked vegetables.

  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Dinner Main Dish Lower Carb Asian
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 295

  • Total Fat 15g
    • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 50mg
  • Sodium 440mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Protein 31g
Dinner Main Dish Lower Carb Asian
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • sake
    1/4 cups
  • light soy sauce
    1/4 cups
  • Juice of 1 lemon
    1/4 cups
  • sesame oil
    1 tbsp
  • agave nectar
    1 tbsp
  • fresh ginger (1-inch piece thinly sliced)
    1
  • large garlic (peeled)
    3 clove
  • green onion (scallion) (trimmed and knotted together or lightly crushed)
    2
  • Freshly crushed black pepper
    1
  • tapioca starch or cornstarch (diluted with 2 Tbsps. water)
    1 tsp
  • grapeseed oil
    2 tbsp
  • flank steak ((often labeled “London broil”))
    2 lbs
Directions

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, add the sake, soy sauce, lemon juice, sesame oil, agave nectar, ginger, garlic, scallions, and pepper, and cook over low heat. Simmer until heated through. Stir in the tapioca starch continuously until the sauce is slightly thickened. Remove sauce from the heat, and cool.

  2. Use 2 Tbsps. of the sauce to season the steak.

  3. Add the oil to a large nonstick skillet. When it starts to smoke, add the steak, and pan-fry over medium heat, until golden, about 5 minutes per side. Remove from heat, and serve hot, otpped with remaining teriyaki sauce.

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