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hamburger steak with miso sauce

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 484 kcal
  • Total Time: 40 m
    • Prep: 30 m
    • Cook: 10 m
  • Japanese: Miso-sōsu-hanbāgu
Hamburger Steak with Miso Sauce



  • 400 g ground beef
  • 400 g onion
  • 1 egg
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons salad oil
  • 3 tablespoons bread crumbs

miso sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons red miso
  • 5 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 80 ml water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce


  • 3 cabbage leaves
  • 1 cucumber
Step 1

step 1:

Chop the onion. Heat 1 tablespoon of the salad oil in a frying pan over a medium flame and sear the onion. After it becomes clear, remove from the heat and cool for more than 20 minutes.

Step 2

step 2:

Beat the egg and mix with the ground beef, seared onion, bread crumbs, salt, pepper and nutmeg in a big bowl. Form into 4 balls and flatten into patties.

Step 3

step 3:

Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in the frying pan over a medium flame and add the patties. Cover and sear the patties for a couple of minutes.

Step 4

step 4:

After they change color, sear the opposite side for a couple of minutes.

Step 5

step 5:

To make the miso sauce, mix the miso, sugar, water and soy sauce in a dish. Warm it in a microwave.

Step 6

step 6:

Shred the cabbage. Slice the cucumber diagonally.


Place the hamburger steak patties on servings plates and arrange the garnish along the sides. Pour the miso sauce over the top.


The sweet taste of the miso sauce suits the meat well!