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Gyudon, Japanese Simmered Beef Over Rice

Gyudon is a Japanese dish consisting of simmered beefsteak and onions over rice. It's often served with a poached egg on top, a healthy sprinkle of sesame seeds, and seaweed salad. Gyudon is both sweet and salty, and so easy to make!

CUISINES: Japanese
LEVEL: EASY
SERVING: 3 People
TIME: 20 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 lb. Tri-Tip Steak
  • 1 bowl Cooked rice
  • ☪【 For Beef Steak
  • 0.85 oz. Ginger
  • 3 oz. Apple
  • ½ tsp Salt [For beef]
  • ½ tsp Ground Black Pepper [For beef]
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • ☪【 For Beef Stew
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 12 oz. White onion
  • ½ cup White wine
  • 1 cup Water
  • tsp Sugar
  • tbsp Soy sauce
  • ³⁄₁₀ oz. Garlic powder
  • ½ tsp Salt [For saute]
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch Slurry
  • ☪【 For Poached Egg
  • 3 medium Egg
  • 1 tsp Rice vinegar
  • ☪【 For Garnish
  • 1 tsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1 piece Dried Seaweed, sliced
  • 1 tsp Scallion, chopped
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
Slice the steak into thin strips.
Step 2
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Step 2
Transfer to a large bowl and add grated ginger, grated apple, honey, salt and pepper.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
Marinade for 10 minutes.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
Thinly slice onions and sauté until translucent.
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
Add white wine and water.
Step 6
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Step 6
Bring to a boil then add beef, sugar, soy sauce, garlic powder, and salt.
Step 7
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Step 7
Let it simmer for a few minutes then gently stir in a slurry of cornstarch and turn off the heat.
Step 8
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Step 8
Boil water in a medium saucepan. Add rice vinegar and stir the water to create a gentle whirlpool in the pan.
Step 9
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Step 9
Poach an egg for 3 minutes and drain on a paper towel.
Step 10
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Step 10
Serve beef over rice, top with the poached egg. Garnish with sesame seeds, dried seaweed, and scallion. Enjoy!