Break the Sunday Tradition with Sukiyaki!




Gather friends and family round the dinner table with this beautifully simple dish for sukiyaki, a popular Japanese hot pot. Thin slices of beef, cubed tofu and a variety of fresh vegetables are simmered in a delicate broth that’s surprisingly sweet yet savory.

For a truly Japanese experience, simply serve with a raw egg dipping sauce to enhance the flavor!

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Serves 4

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes



400g thinly sliced beef

180g Yutaka Shirataki noodles

150g tofu

½ Chinese cabbage

2 leeks

4 shiitake mushrooms

A bunch of water cress

½ tbsp vegetable oil

75ml sake

75ml organic tamari soy sauce

3tbsp brown sugar

200ml kombu dashi (kelp stock) or water

To serve with:

4 organic eggs



  1. Dice the tofu into bite sized pieces and cut the chinese cabbage and leeks into 5cm lengths. Remove the stems of shiitake mushrooms and score a cross into the top to decorate.
  2. Boil the shirataki noodles in salted water for 2-3 mins. Wash in cold water then cut in approximate length.
  3. Fry the sliced beef in oil in a deep frying pan to brown the beef. Add the cabbage, leeks, mushrooms and noodles and pour in a mixture of sake, tamari soy sauce, brown sugar and kombu dashi (or water) to the pan and bring to the boil. It should be cooked after 5 minutes.
  4. Break the egg into a serving bowl and beat gently to make the dipping sauce. Serve with the Sukiyaki.


–       Use fresh eggs for the dipping sauce.

–       You can keep repeating the prepared ingredients to the empty space in the pan to cook if it gets gobbled up quickly.