This easy marinated steak recipe uses Japanese miso, which is made from soy, barley and rice, and has a strong, savory umami taste. Miso is best known for its use in miso soup, but miso is amazing in meat marinades like this Asian steak marinade because it produces rich flavors in the meat. Look for sake (Japanese rice wine) where other wines are sold.
Make Ahead Tip: Marinate the steak in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.
Mirin is a sweet, low-alcohol rice wine essential in Japanese cooking. Look for it in your supermarket with the Asian or gourmet ingredients. It will keep for several months in the refrigerator. An equal portion of sherry or white wine with a pinch of sugar can be used as a substitute.
People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.
Serving Size: about 3 1/2 oz. steak
239 calories; protein 28.1g; carbohydrates 1.1g; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 0.8g; fat 12.2g; saturated fat 4.4g; cholesterol 82.1mg; vitamin a iu 0.9IU; folate 9.3mcg; calcium 19.2mg; iron 1.9mg; magnesium 23.1mg; potassium 334.3mg; sodium 108.6mg; thiamin 0.1mg.