17 BEEF STRIPLOIN WITH MISO AND MIRIN
INGREDIENTS 200g striploin, thickly sliced A pinch of salt A dash of pepper 1 tsp white miso* 2 tsp mirin 100ml water
tsp cornflour 1 tbsp vegetable oil 100g button mushrooms 100g mix of yellow, green and red bell peppers 1 tbsp black and white sesame seeds A pinch of Japanese seven-spice powder* DIRECTIONS 1 Marinate the beef with salt and pepper. 2 Mix the miso, mirin, water and cornflour in a bowl. Set aside. 3 Add the oil to a hot pan. Stir-fry the beef until halfcooked. Add the miso mixture, mushrooms and bell peppers and stir-fry over high heat for 30 seconds. Top with sesame seeds and seven-spice powder. *White miso is sweeter and lighter in colour than red miso. Japanese seven-spice powder is spicy, zesty and is used as a rub for meats or to top noodles or rice. Miso is available at the chiller section, and the seven-spice powder, at the Japanese section of major supermarkets.
Beef Striploin with Miso and Mirin