Showing posts with label Sesame seeds. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sesame seeds. Show all posts

Nov 14, 2014

Korean Beef

Serves 6 approx
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 hours

4 - 5 large scotch or porterhouse steaks diced into 3cm cubes
1 bunch green spring onions (white part diced in one bowl and green mid section diced in one bowl)
150g Korean Kalbi marinade (BBQ)
1/3 cup of Japanese Mirin seasoning ( i used Obento brand)
1/4 cup of light soy sauce
2 tablespoons of ginger paste

steamed rice to serve (optional)
toasted sesame seeds to garnish (optional)

In a large fry pan place the diced beef and brown with some olive oil.

In a large slow cooking pot ( i used a spanish terracotta casserole pot for stove top on low heat) place the beef and the white part of the spring onions.  Then add the combined marinade of the Kalbi, Mirin, light soy sauce and ginger paste with 1/4 cup of water. Stir to combine and cover with a casserole lid.  Slow cook on a low heat for approx 5-6 hours for best results and beef will be tender.

Serve in some little polished bowls like these from Wheel and Barrow (

Thinly slice reserved green part of spring onions and garnish with these and some sesame seeds.

Jan 26, 2013

Sesame seed barbecued prawns

serves 4 (2 skewers each)

8 skewers ( soak skewers in cold water for half hour before preparing)
large stainless steel bowl
24 prawns (3 per skewer)
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon of sugar
1 tablespoon of sherry wine
1/2 lemon squeezed
2 garlic cloves crushed
2 sprigs of parsley chopped finely
Sesame seeds for coating after marinate part
Chopped square mango flesh
Limes quartered (3)
Lemons quartered (2)

Place prawns into sink and take off head and body shell leaving tail end shell. Try to de-vein as much as possible.

Place prawns into a large bowl set aside.

In large stainless steel bowl place the soy sauce, sherry wine, lemon juice, garlic clove, parsley and sugar then the prawns.  Stir through and place in fridge for 30 minutes only.

Take out of fridge after the 30 minutes and skewer 3 on each skewer with a piece of lime, mango and  lemon in between.  Roll them in the sesame seeds.  Barbeque for around 3 minutes on hot.

Delicious with extra lemon and lime quarters or mango slices.