Japanese  Beef

Lemon Steak

Cooking time: Approx. 5 minutes

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Lemon steak is a meat dish originating from Sasebo-shi, Nagasaki Prefecture.
This refreshing dish consists of thinly sliced meat cooked briefly and enjoyed with lemon and soy sauce. The dish is simple yet thoroughly satisfying due to the rich flavor of Wagyu Beef.

Ingredients(Serves 2)

  • 300g Wagyu Beef cut for steak

[seasoning A]

  • 1 lemon
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 10g garlic, sliced
  • 1 tbsp salad oil


  1. 1.Mix the ingredients of [seasoning A] in a bowl, then add the lemon cut into round slices.
  2. 2.Cook the steak meat.
  3. 3.Once the meat is cooked, pour in the contents of step 1 and bring it briefly to boil.

provided the recipeFarmhouse Restaurant Shinojino (Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto Prefecture)

*This recipe is specially arranged for home-cooking, and it differs to one served in a restaurant.