Japanese beef and soba bowl for dinner tonight

Wow everyone’s taste buds with this triple-tested beefy noodle bowl recipe. Add a bottle of a chilled, fruity gamay to round out this Asian-inspired meal.

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( 16 ratings )

Preparation time:
5 minutes
Total time:
10 minutes
Makes:
4 Servings
Japanese beef and soba bowl recipe Photo by Roberto Caruso

Japanese beef and soba bowl recipe
Photo by Roberto Caruso

Ingredients

  • 3 bundles soba noodles (about 1 in. each), about 300 g
  • 1 carrot, peeled and julienned
  • 2 cups no-salt beef broth
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 tsp honey
  • 250 g strip loin steak, very thinly sliced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add noodles and cook until noodles are al dente, about 3 min. Drain and rinse very well. Return noodle mixture to same pot.
  • Combine broth, vinegar, soy and honey in a saucepan over medium-high. Bring to a boil and continue boiling for 2 min. Add steak and stir until just cooked through, 1 to 2 min. Remove from heat. Combine with noodles and green onions. Distribute among 4 large bowls. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Noodles are best at room temperature.

Wine Pairings

Beefy noodle bowl, Pair it with: A fruity gamay.Wine_13th Street Gamay
Ontario gamay comes into its own in this unoaked red with ripe raspberries and a hint of spice. The acidity and soft tannins are a nice foil for the recipe’s Asian influences. Serve slightly chilled.

Our pick: 13th Street Gamay Noir, Ontario, $20.

Nutrition (per Serving)

calories
443 
protein
28 g
carbohydrates
72 g
fat
g
fibre
g
sodium
1,092 mg

3 comments on “Japanese beef and soba bowl for dinner tonight

  1. The steak wasn’t mentioned in the instructions. Is it just added to the hot broth, or cooked before adding?

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