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Sake and Snack Pairing: Ginger Simmered Beef

The tender and delicious flavors will leave you wanting more!

The strong flavors make this dish the perfect accompaniment for a glass of alcohol. You will be left reaching for more and more. The crispy texture and refreshing taste of the green onions add a nice accent to the dish. It is a great dish to serve guests when you want to snack lightly on something!

Ginger-simmered beef will pair beautifully with rich, fruity, light, and smooth types of sake! Make sure to give this a try at your next dinner party!

Ingredients (2 Servings)

200g beef (small thin pieces)
2 cloves of ginger
(A) 50ml of sake
(A) 2 tablespoons of mirin
(A) 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
(A) 1 tablespoon of sugar
Green onion, as needed

How to Make: Steps

Step 1:

Cut beef into bite-size pieces, dip in boiling water, then into cold water and drain the water.

Step 2:

Peel and cut ginger into thin strips, soak in water and drain. Cut the white part of the green onions into fine strips. Soak in water and then drain.

Step 3:

Place (A) in a saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil. When it boils down a little, add the beef from (Step 1) and cook until the liquid is almost gone.

Step 4:

Add the ginger from (Step 2) and cook well, then remove the pan from heat.

Step 5:

Place on a plate and top with the finely chopped green onions from (Step 2.)

Tip: Also a great item to finish the night off when served with some rice!

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