Easy & Delicious Beef Tataki Tostada

You’ll be obsessed with this beef tataki tostada. Beef tataki is a Japanese cooking method of searing then marinating beef, then slicing it thinly like sashimi. We seriously love ours on crispy corn tostadas with Japanese mayo and fresh micro radish. Mirin and Cooking Sake can easily be found in an Asian supermarket and are great ingredients to have in the pantry.

Prep time: 20 mins (+1 hour marinating) Cooking time: 5 mins Serves: 4


For The Beef
For Marinade
For Tostadas


  1. For Marinade: Heat soy sauce, sesame oil, mirin, lime juice and sake in a pan and bring to a gentle simmer. Take off the heat and stir in spring onion and garlic. Set aside to cool.
  2. For Beef: Season beef with salt and pepper and let sit at room temperature for 10 mins. Heat sesame oil in a frying pan on high heat and sear beef for one minute on each side. Let sit on a chopping board for 5 mins then pop in a large ziplock bag with marinade for at least an hour (overnight is best).
  3. Remove beef from marinade, roll in sesame & hemp seeds, then slice as thinly as possible with a sharp knife.
  4. To assemble: Drizzle the tostada shell with Japanese mayo, top with a slice of tomato, beef tataki, micro radish and an extra sprinkle of seeds and marinade!
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