Southeast Asian Beef with Edamame Relish
Marinade and Beef Ingredients ¼ cup sake
¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon seikyo red miso
½ teaspoon minced fresh garlic
½ teaspoon fresh grated ginger
1 (1 ½- to 2-pound) beef tri tip roast
Mango Edamame Relish Ingredients 1 cup julienned mango
1 cup edamame
½ teaspoon finely chopped heart of lemongrass
¼ cup julienned carrots
¼ cup julienned pineapple
¼ cup julienned green or semi ripe papaya
¼ cup julienned red bell pepper
¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
½ cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fish sauce
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
Breaded Tofu Ingredients 1 package firm tofumarinate tofu for 30 minutes in ½ cup mirin and ½ cup calamansi or citrus soy sauce for added flavor
32oz vistive oil for frying or other frying oil
2 eggs for egg wash1 cup soy flour
3 cups Japanese bread crumbs
Wraps Ingredients 4 soy or rice paper wraps 8 inch½ teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
½ cup julienned cucumber
½ cup julienned mango
½ cup julienned red bell pepper
½ cup long carrot strips
½ cup julienned daikon radish
1oz sprouts ( your choosing from pea, mong, alfalfa, broc)
salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
Marinade and Beef Instructions In large bowl or heavy-duty plastic combine ingredients. Add tri tip roast and turn to coat. Cover or seal bag and refrigerate 1 hour. you can char broil or pan sear beef to internal temp of 145°F. Place beef on a warm plate and keep warm until service. Slice before serving with Mango Edamame Relish.
Mango Edamame Relish Instructions In large bowl, combine all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour before serving.
Breaded Tofu Instructions Create a breading station with soy flour, egg wash and bread crumb. cut tofu into strips or at least ½ inch thick.Roll in the soy flour first, than into the egg wash and finally coat entire tofu pieces with the bread crumbs.Heat oil to 350 degrees f. and fry until golden brown. place on a plate with paper towel on the bottom to absorb the excess oil.
Wraps Instructions Combine all ingredients.Dip wraps into hot water for about a couple of seconds and place on dry cutting bamboo board. Place your ingredient in the middle and fold top and bottom and roll.
Sauces : Use your favorite dipping sauces like for example Thai chili sauce with nam pla Ponzu citrus soy, Palm vinegar with Filipino sweet soy
Notes Makes 4 serving of 6 to 8 oz beef tri tip.
By Ephraim Malag – Tournament Club