As for a recipe, how about this for an interesting idea?!

More seriously, I really like this take on a classic.

The safer option

The safer option

Japanese Beef Steak



  1. Slice garlic thinly and set aside.
  2. Mix sugar, Soy Sauce, Sake, water in a bowl to make sauce. Set aside.
  3. Sprinkle salt and pepper on the steaks.
  4. Heat frying pan at medium high heat and add oil. Add sliced garlic and cook until browned. Remove garlic from the pan.
  5. Add steaks to the same pan and cook about 2 minutes per side or however you like. Add the sauce, coating the meat with the sauce, and remove the meat from the pan. Reduce the sauce for a minute.
  6. Place the meat on a dish, pour the reduced sauce over them, then top with the garlic for garnish.