Miso steak

Miso steak

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(16 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins Plus marinating

Easy

Serves 2
Steak doesn't have to be a heavy meal - give it a Japanese-style marinade for a low-fat supper

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal232
  • fat9g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre0g
  • protein32g
  • salt0.66g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp brown miso paste
  • 1 tbsp dry sherry or sake
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 300g/11oz lean steak
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  • baby spinach, sliced cucumber, celery, radish and toasted sesame seeds, to serve

Method

  1. Tip the miso paste, Sherry or sake, sugar and garlic into a sealable food bag. Season with a generous grinding of black pepper, then squash it all together until completely mixed. Add the steak, gently massage the marinade into the steak until completely coated, then seal the bag. Pop the bag into the fridge and leave for at least 1 hr, but up to 2 days is fine.

  2. To cook, heat a heavy-based frying pan, griddle pan or barbecue until very hot. Wipe the excess marinade off the steak, then sear for 3 mins on each side for medium-rare or a few mins longer if you prefer the meat more cooked. Set aside for 1 min to rest. Carve the beef into thick slices and serve with a crunchy salad made with the spinach, cucumber, celery, radish and sesame seeds.

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jeanius
2nd Oct, 2014
5.05
In a word "gorgeous"!
lizleicester
24th Apr, 2013
4.05
Used yeast extract instead of miso paste and marinated for 24 hours. Really quick to get on the plate and like the sesame seeds...
othywoods
1st Apr, 2013
4.05
Marinated for about 4 hours, the flavour imparted to the steaks are wonderful and there's an added bonus that it seems to really tenderise the steak too. One word of caution though - remember to season the steak well with salt & pepper after removing the marinade and before frying it.
gloriaort
18th Mar, 2013
5.05
very tasty and easy to make
lolaypop
11th Jul, 2012
2.05
Wasn't impressed. Marinated it for 1 day and I didn't find it flavorsome at all and really not worth the nice cut of meat I got for it. Will not be repeating
zendeling
19th May, 2012
5.05
Lovely!
jobarrett
15th Apr, 2012
5.05
Really easy and delicious marninade. It gave the steak a lovely savoury flavour. Will do again.
hexiebob
5th Jan, 2012
where can i find brown miso paste? just a normal supermarket?
ch99nsw
27th Sep, 2011
5.05
Marinated for about 4 hours and it ended up being the most delicious meal. My friends were extremely impressed and given the ease in which this can be put together, it is certainly a firm dinner party fave for me now! lovely recipe and we are having it again tonight after only cooking it for the first time at the weekend!
hannahness
2nd Jun, 2011
5.05
Marinated for three hours - absolutely gorgeous. Will make again.

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