Beef tataki

Tasty Beef tataki Recipe

Serve up slices of succulent seared beef that you’ve marinated for hours to maximise the flavour, then hand out chopsticks so everyone can dig in.
Beef tataki
Prep Time : 0:10 | Cook Time : 0:25 | Total Time : 0:35 | Serving : 6 person.


  • 80ml (1/3 cup) soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry

  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon light olive oil

  • 750g-piece beef eye fillet, tied at 4cm intervals

  • Watercress sprigs, to serve


  • Step 1

    Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, sherry, sugar and sesame oil in a small jug.

  • Step 2

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Season the beef with salt and pepper. Add the beef to the pan and cook, turning occasionally, for 10 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a baking tray. Bake for 15 minutes for medium-rare or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a wire rack over a plate to cool completely.

  • Step 3

    Transfer the beef to a large sealable plastic bag. Add the soy sauce mixture and turn to coat. Place in the fridge for 4 hours or overnight to marinate.

  • Step 4

    Arrange the watercress on a serving platter. Thinly slice the beef and arrange on top of the watercress. Drizzle over any remaining soy sauce mixture.

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