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Enoki and Asparagus Beef Rolls

Meat and vegetables in one.
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: asparagus, beef, enoki, meat, mushroom, protein, roll, side dish, vegetables

Ingredients

  • 8 slices of sirloin or chuck beef
  • a bunch of asparagus
  • 1 packet of enoki mushrooms, separated
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cooking sake
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • Water

Instructions

  • Wash the asparagus, cut it all into about 14 cm each. Blanch them in hot boiling water in a pot on the stove for 5 seconds. Drain and place them into icy cold water.
  • Take the slice of beef and lay them flat on the cutting board. Place cling film around it and pound them thin.
  • Season the thin slices of meat with salt and pepper.
  • Cut the enoki mushrooms and the root end, to the same length of the asparagus.
  • Divide the mushrooms to 8 equal portions.
  • Place the enoki and about 3 asparagus per roll on the beef slices. Roll them slant ways and secure the end with a toothpick.
  • Repeat till you have rolled all your beef slices.
  • Heat a flat frying pan with some oil and add the butter. When the butter has melted, add the beef roll ups.
  • Brown on all sides.
  • Take them out on a dish, remove the toothpicks.
  • Add chopped garlic to the pan, sear and add a little water to deglaze. Add the sauce mixture. Heat and taste.
  • Bring back the roll ups and toss them in the sauce.
  • Plate and serve garnish with toasted sesame seeds.