Maple-Glazed Beef Yakiniku

Beef / Mains

Cooking Time:
2 portions
Metric Imperial


  • 200g sirloin steak, cut into four slices
  • 1 tbsp + ½ tsp soy sauce
  • 1 ½ tsp sake
  • 1 tbsp + ½ tsp pure maple syrup (preferably very dark syrup for its strong taste)
  • 1 ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 ½ tsp sesame seeds
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 1 tsp ginger, freshly grated
  • ½ garlic clove, finely minced
  • Spring onion, finely chopped, to garnish
  • Sesame leaves, to garnish
  • Lettuce leaves, to garnish


  1. Add the soy sauce, sake, maple syrup, sesame oil, sesame seeds, salt, pepper, ginger and garlic to a bowl and mix together.
  2. Pour the sauce over the sirloin steaks, leaving to marinate for at least a few hours but preferably overnight.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan on high heat and sear the sirloin steaks for a few minutes so that they brown on both sides.
  4. Serve the sirloin steaks with the spring onions, sesame leaves and lettuce leaves.

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