Japanese  Beef

Beef Miso-zuke (Tokiwa-zuke ) *Cooked beef marinated with miso

Cooking time: Approx. 10 minutes

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“Cooked beef marinated with miso” conveys different impressions at each restaurant. This recipe is a specialty dish of this restaurant, which is Yonezawa Beef cooked after being marinated with a special matured sauce made with Yonezawa’s local miso and lees of locally produced sake. A unique flavor is produced as the deliciousness of miso soaks into the beef after being marinated for 2 or 3 days.

Ingredients(Serves 2)

  • 1cm-thick chuck roll and top-round, as desired

[Traditional sauce: A]

  • Mixture of sake lees, miso and others, as desired


  1. 1.Soak the beef in the [sauce A] placed in a pot, etc.
  2. 2.After marinating the beef for 2 or 3 days, remove the beef and lightly wipe it to remove the miso.
  3. 3.Place the beef from step 1 on a frying pan without oil, and pour just enough water in to cover the beef.
  4. 4.Cook the beef until dry and finish when the beef shines.

provided the recipeEating place Sukiyaki Tokiwa(Yonezawa-shi, Yamagata Prefecture)

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