Gyuuniku Sarada - Beef Salad

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 30 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 45 mins

Serves: 4


  • 400 gram beef sirloin or tenderloin, thinly sliced and lightly blanched in boiling water
  • 5 gram dried wakame seaweed, soaked in cold water
  • 1/2 cucumber, julienned (*)
  • 1 carrot, peeled and julienned
  • 300 gram daikon, peeled and julienned
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Sesame dressing
  • 6 tablespoon white sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 5 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 7 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 100 ml dashi


  1. Grind toasted white sesame seeds in a mortar (or a food processor). Then mix with the rest of the dressing ingredients to make the salad dressing. Divide into four bowls.
  2. Arrange beef, wakame, cucumber, carrot, daikon, and tomatoes neatly on four salad plates/bowls. Serve with the sesame dressing on the side.


  • (*) You can peel the cucumber if you wish.

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