Wagyu Beef Recipes
Wagyu beef comes from a particular kind of cattle genetically prepositioned to produce a high amount of unsaturated fat, renowned for high levels of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Wagyu beef is expensive and in high demand - but the taste and quality of the meat is considered to be some of the best beef in the world.
Wok seared wagyu with soy sauce, lime & ginger
Japanese wagyu beef is referred to as Kobe beef - however, it wasn't imported into the UK, Austrailia or the US until 2012. Before you order Kobe beef, make sure you're purchasing for a reputable supply before making this recipe and, if possible, look for imports of wagyu beef from Australia, which has tight food safety regulations and is normally acceptable to import into Europe.
Taken from a leading Chinese restruarant, this recipe combines the best of simple Chinese cooking and premium wagyu beef. To start, you'll need:
- 100ml and lime juice
- 200ml soy sauce
- 12 tablesppons of golden syrup
- Four 225g wagyu fillets
- 4 garlic cloves, finely choped
- 4 slices of ginger roots, finely chopped
- 4 red chillies
- 12 spring onions, diced
- 100ml shaoxing wine
In a bowl, mix soy sauce, lime juice, and golden syrup. In a clean wok, stir fry the whitess of the spring onions in a dash of sweet soy sauce. Add the garlic, ginger and chillie and stir well. Cut the wagyu beef into equal cubes and add to the pan, until brown. Add the mix of sy sauce, lime and golden syrup and allow to simmer. Pour the wine into the wok and allow to simmer again and serve over Thai Jasmine rice.
Simple Tasmanian Wagyu Steak
For this incredibly simple recipe, you'll need:
- Two 250g wagyu beef steak
- Sea salt
- Black pepper
- Untoasted seasme seed oil
- 2 gloves of garlic, sliced
Remove steak from fridge one hour before cooking. Sprinkle salt and black pepper onto a counter or wooden board and press each side of the steak into the mix to season well. Heat oil in a medium pan and fry the garlic until brown. Remove the garlic and discard. Gentle lay the steaks into the pan and turn carefully until cooked. Slice steak into pieces and serve with lime, chives, sea salt and freshly grated wasabi.