Photo: Meat and Potato Stew

The combination of soy sauce and mirin is said to be one of the fundamentals of washoku. This stew is a typical Japanese dish making use of the combination.

Cooking time
20 minutes
  • Nutrition facts are for one serving.
  • Recipe amounts have been modified for easier preparation.

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

100 g (3-1/2 oz.)


1/2 bulb

1/2 stalk

100 g (3-1/2 oz.)

2 tsp

(A)Dashi broth

1-1/2 cup


1/2 Tbsp


  1. Cut the beef into large bite-size pieces. Slice the onion into wedges, and chop the carrot into little chunks. Cut the potato into large pieces, rinse in a strainer and dry. Boil the shirataki noodles, and cut into easy to eat lengths.
  2. Heat the salad oil in a pan, fry the onions, then the beef. Next, add in the carrot, potato and noodles. Stir fry all together well.
  3. Pour in (A). Once boiling, scoop away the scum from the surface, add in (B) and cover. Leave to boil for 15-20 minutes over low heat.