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hamburger steak with mushroom sauce

Hamburger Steak with Mushroom 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

mushroom sauce:

  • 6 shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 package shimeji mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sake
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon oil
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 mushroom sauce, first cut off the roots of the shimeji mushrooms. Wipe the shiitake mushrooms with a wet paper towel. Cut off the stems and cut the caps into 4 pieces.

Step 6

step 6:

Heat the salad oil in a pan or a frying pan. Saute the mushrooms for 1 minute. Add the soy sauce, sake and sugar. Saute and stir for a couple of minutes.


Place the hamburger steak patties on serving plates and pour the mushroom sauce over them.


Even though the mushroom sauce tastes rich, it is low – calorie and healthy for you.