is one of the recipes from Mrs Susie. If you
want to find out more about her have a look at her
biography page which she has written. Mrs Susie
specialises in Oriental cooking. An important first
step in Oriental cooking (which I think is important)
is at the end of each recipe.
find out the basic requirements for making Teriyaki
have a look at Japanese
Teriyaki under Tips,etc.
word, teriyaki is a combination of two Japanese words
"teri" and "yaki." Teri means luster and yaki means
grill or broil".
cup Soy Sauce
1/4 cup Sherry (substitute Sake or Apple Juice)
1 clove Garlic, pureed
1 Tablespoon fresh Ginger, grated
2 teaspoons Sugar (more to taste)
the soy sauce and sherry or other liquid into a small
the garlic, grate the ginger, and add to the liquids.
the sugar over all, and mix in thoroughly; let set
to blend flavors.
enough to marinate 2 pounds steak
prepare Skewered Grilled Ginger Beef:
2 pounds sirloin steak about 1/4-inch thick, thread
onto skewers, place in a close-fitting plastic bag
with the Teriyaki Sauce, and marinate for at least
one hour in the refrigerator.
the meat from the bag and drain, use the marinade
to brush on the meat while cooking.
the steak quickly, and enjoy at your leisure!
have studied oriental cooking quite a bit and the one
thing that makes it different from other styles of cooking
is: it is 90% preparation and 10% cooking. It is very
important to have everything in the recipe already prepared
for cooking before you start cooking.
take a plate and cut up my ingredients as called for
in the recipe and place them on different parts of the
plate. Only then do I think about cooking. I will put
my oil in the pan and, as the things are called for
in the recipe, I will sweep them into whatever pan I
am cooking with, cook for as long as called for, then
add the next ingredient.
cooking happens so fast. To stop and cut up the garlic
(for example) if I had the ginger cooking in the pan
would result in burnt ginger before the garlic is finished.
I am cooking a ten or fifteen course dinner you should
see my kitchen. I have plates all over and all my sauces
mixed in bowls and everything is ready to cook before
I start cooking. This is the right way to do it and
necessary to have a well-timed dinner.
thing, get yourself a good cleaver that will not rust.
You will be surprised how much you will use this for
all your cooking, not just oriental cooking. Do yourself
a favor and get a good one. I think I paid $20 for mine
but again that was 20 years ago".