Japanese Beef Tataki By Andrew Zimmern This easy Japanese tataki is stunning and tastes even better. With a simple dish like this, buy the best beef you can get your hands on. Because it’s served very rare, using a tender, luxury cut like sirloin is important—trust me, it’s worth spending the extra bucks. Skip the… Read More →
Seared Beef Tataki Appetizer By Andrew Zimmern A popular Japanese dish, tataki refers to beef or fish that is quickly seared over high heat, leaving the center very rare. It’s thinly sliced and served with a citrus- and ginger-infused vinegar soy sauce.
My Favorite Japanese Recipes The foods of Japanese izakayas are among the most beloved in the world. There’s not a chef in the country who doesn’t try his or her hand at ramen, soba, egg custards, robata-style fish, sashimi, yakitori, goya and so on. Surprisingly, though, very few home cooks do. Making Japanese food at home requires having a few… Read More →
Chicken Thighs & Livers with Yakitori Sauce By Andrew Zimmern The secret to making authentic izakaya-style Japanese chicken skewers is in the fresh ginger juice baste and classic yakitori glaze—a craveable combination of dashi, sake, soy and mirin. I like to cook the skewers on a table top grill with binchotan, a charcoal made of… Read More →