Umami Meatshroom Fiesta—Dinner for 4

Umami Meatshroom Fiesta is a Japanese-inspired dinner dish featuring tender meat and savory mushrooms cooked in a rich umami sauce. This delectable meal combines traditional flavors with a modern twist, satisfying both taste buds and dietary preferences. Enjoy a mouthwatering fusion of textures and tastes in every bite.

Meal Type






Food Stars

Mushrooms, meat





You Need This Stuff

  • 1 lb beef, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups mixed mushrooms (shiitake, enoki, and oyster), sliced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp sake
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup dashi stock (or water)
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tsp cornstarch mixed with 1 tbsp water

Do This With That Stuff

  1. Prepare the ingredients: thinly slice 1 lb of beef on a large cutting board using a chef’s knife
  2. Slice 2 cups of mixed mushrooms (shiitake, enoki, and oyster)
  3. Mince 2 cloves of garlic
  4. Grate 1 tsp of ginger
  5. Chop 2 green onions
  6. In a medium mixing bowl, combine 1/4 cup soy sauce, 2 tbsp mirin, 1 tbsp sake, 1 tbsp sugar, grated ginger, and minced garlic; whisk until sugar is dissolved
  7. Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat
  8. Add sliced beef to the skillet and cook until browned on all sides; use a wooden spoon or spatula to stir the meat while cooking
  9. Remove cooked beef from the skillet using a slotted spoon and set aside on a plate
  10. In the same skillet, add sliced mushrooms and cook for about 3 minutes until softened; stir occasionally with wooden spoon or spatula
  11. Return cooked beef to the skillet with mushrooms and mix well
  12. Pour soy sauce mixture into the skillet along with 1/4 cup dashi stock (or water)
  13. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 5 minutes to allow flavors to meld together; stir occasionally with wooden spoon or spatula
  14. In a small mixing bowl, combine 1 tsp cornstarch with 1 tbsp water; mix well until smooth
  15. Pour cornstarch mixture into the skillet while stirring constantly to thicken the sauce; cook for an additional minute until sauce reaches desired consistency
  16. Remove from heat and sprinkle chopped green onions over the dish before serving

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Beti’s Reflections

On a recent culinary adventure to Japan, I stumbled upon a hidden gem of a dish that I just had to share with my fellow foodies. Say hello to the Umami Meatshroom Fiesta, a Japanese Beef Mushroom Recipe that will transport your taste buds straight to the Land of the Rising Sun. This savory beef mushroom dinner is perfect for those nights when you crave something exotic yet easy to whip up.

The Umami Meatshroom Fiesta serves four people and is an absolute delight for meat and mushroom lovers alike. However, it may not be suitable for those following vegan, gluten-free, low-sodium or dairy-free diets. But trust me, this dish is worth bending the rules for!

Our star ingredients include 1 lb of thinly sliced beef and 2 cups of mixed mushrooms (shiitake, enoki, and oyster), which create a heavenly blend of textures in this easy Japanese beef recipe. The rich umami flavors come from the combination of 1/4 cup soy sauce, 2 tbsp mirin, 1 tbsp sake, and 1/4 cup dashi stock (or water). Add in some sugar, grated ginger, minced garlic, vegetable oil, green onions and cornstarch mixed with water – and you’ve got yourself an Asian inspired meatshroom feast!

To prepare this Beef Shiitake Enoki Oyster masterpiece: start by slicing your beef and mushrooms before mincing garlic and grating ginger. Chop some green onions for garnish later on. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together soy sauce, mirin, sake, sugar, ginger and garlic until sugar dissolves. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat before browning your beef slices. Set aside the cooked beef on a plate before cooking your mushroom medley in the same skillet until softened. Return the cooked beef to join its mushroom friends in the skillet before pouring in the soy sauce mixture and dashi stock. Let it simmer for about 5 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together. Finally, thicken the sauce with a cornstarch-water mixture and sprinkle chopped green onions on top before serving.

And there you have it, my dear food enthusiasts – the Umami Meatshroom Fiesta! This Japanese beef mushroom dish is perfect for a cozy dinner at home or impressing your friends with your homemade Japanese cuisine skills. So go ahead, indulge in this mouthwatering fusion of tender beef, savory mushrooms, and rich umami sauce. Your taste buds will thank you!

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