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This dish gets some lovely but subtle flavor from mirin – a slightly sweet Japanese rice wine. When paired with demi-glace and Japanese tonkatsu sauce, the result is a sweet and salty condiment that provides a huge flavor power-up. Fragrant white rice and glazed carrots are perfect foils for sirloin and umami-rich sauce. Tip: To peel the carrot with less effort, lay it down on your cutting board peel one half, rolling it as you peel. (Be sure to peel in a motion away from you!)
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substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient
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You Will Need
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Cook the Rice
Bring a small pot with rice and 1½ cups water to a boil.
Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until tender, 18-20 minutes.
Remove from burner and set aside covered.
While rice cooks, prepare ingredients.
Prepare the Ingredients
Peel, trim, and cut carrot into ½" slices at an angle.
Pat steaks dry, and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper.
Cook the Carrot Slices
Bring a medium non-stick pan with ¼ cup water, carrot slices, butter, and sugar to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until carrot slices are tender, 5-8 minutes.
If pan becomes dry and carrot slices need more time, add another ¼ cup water and continue cooking, 3-5 minutes.
Uncover, and raise heat to high. Cook until water is evaporated and carrot slices are glazed, 2-3 minutes.
Remove carrot slices to a plate and season with ¼ tsp. salt. Tent with foil. Wipe pan clean and reserve.
Cook the Steaks
Return pan used to cook carrot slices to medium-high heat.
Add 1 tsp. olive oil and steaks to hot pan. Cook until steaks are browned and reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side.
Remove steaks to a plate and sprinkle with seasoning blend. Rest steaks at least 5 minutes, then slice into ¼" pieces.
Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.
Make Sauce and Finish Dish
Return pan used to cook steaks to medium heat.
Add ¼ cup water, tonkatsu sauce, mirin, and demi-glace to hot pan and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, stir constantly until thickened slightly, 1-2 minutes.
Remove pan from burner.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, spooning sauce over steak slices. Bon appétit!
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