Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Japanese Beef Salad Rolls with Sesame Dressing
Category: Tapas, Appetizer
Portion: Makes 10 rolls
4 oz thinly sliced sukiyaki beef
1 cup beef stock
1/2 carrot, cut into thin strips
1/2 zucchini, cut into thin strips
1/2 cup alfalfa sprouts
1/2 cup daikon sprouts
2 tbsp Japanese soy sauce
1/4 sweet white onion, minced
2 tbsp beef stock
2 tbsp sake or Japanese cooking wine
1 tbsp sesame paste
To make dressing: Puree all ingredients to a smooth paste using a hand blender or mortar. Set aside.
Heat beef stock in a large saucepan. Briefly blanch the beef strips in the stock, about 10 seconds each.
Place 4 to 5 strips of carrot and zucchini with some daikon and alfalfa sprounts on a strip of beef and roll it up. Repeat until all ingredients are used up.
Put sesame dressing on a plate. Serve beef rolls on top.