Marvel's Beef and Scallion Rolls (Negimaki)
Fantastic appetizer (or main) for beef eaters, these negimaki beef rolls are elegant and easy. Great with a shot of sake or cold beer. Prepare in advance and cook them up when your guests arrive. You'll make this more than once!
- Serves: 8 persons
- ½pound flank steak, very thinly sliced into 8 pieces
- 1bunch scallions, halved lengthwise and crosswise
- 2tablespoons butter
- 4tablespoons soy sauce
- 2tablespoons white sugar
- 2tablespoons sake
- 2tablespoons prepared dashi stock
- 2tablespoons mirin
Step 1Place 2 or 3 scallion pieces across a slice of beef and roll up tightly.
Step 2Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add beef rolls, seam-side down, and cook for 1 minute. Roll and cook to brown on all sides, about 5 minutes more.
Step 3Add soy sauce, sugar, sake, and dashi to the skillet and cook, rolling beef to coat, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer beef to a plate and increase heat to reduce liquid, 3 to 5 minutes. Add mirin and return beef rolls to the skillet, rolling until well coated and heated through. Slice rolls in half to serve.