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japanese-style roast beef

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 187 kcal
  • Total Time: 55 m
    • Prep: 30 m
    • Cook: 25 m
  • Japanese: Wafū rōsuto-bīfu
Japanese-Style Roast Beef


  • 10 1/2 ounces beef chunk
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sake
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil
  • If you want, you can also add grated garlic or grated ginger.
Step 1

step 1:

Keep the meat at room temperature for 30 minutes. Rub the salt and pepper into the meat.

Step 2

step 2:

Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium flame and sear the beef to desired doneness.

Step 3

step 3:

Sear all sides to desired doneness. Reduce the heat to low and add the soy sauce and sake.

Step 4

step 4:

Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Simmer the opposite side for 5 minutes.

Step 5

step 5:

Remove the meat from the pan. Simmer the sauce for a couple of minutes. Place the meat and sauce overnight in the refrigerator.

Step 6

step 6:

Slice the meat. Heat the sauce. Then, pour the sauce over the meat.

Wafū rōsuto-bīfu

Place the grated garlic or grated ginger over the meat, if desired.


Unlike most roast beef dishes, this one is cooked in a frying pan and is very simple. Soy sauce suits the beef and makes it very delicious.