Japanese: Teriyaki Beef & Lettuce Cup

Japanese: Teriyaki Beef & Lettuce Cup


  • 350g trimmed sirloin steak
  • 2 tbsp teriyaki sauce marinade, (we used Kikkoman teriyaki marinade)
  • 1⁄2 cucumber
  • 2 tbsp coriander, roughly chopped juice 1⁄2 lime
  • 6 Little Gem lettuces leaves
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1⁄2 red onion, thinly sliced


  1. Put the steak between two sheets of cling film and beat with a rolling pin until half its original thickness. Thinly slice the steak, then mix with the teriyaki marinade in a bowl. Leave to marinate for 5-10 mins.
  2. Roughly dice the cucumber and mix with the chopped coriander and lime juice. Season with a little salt.
  3. Heat a frying pan until very hot, then fry the steak slices for 1½-2½ mins for rare to medium, turning the slices halfway through.
  4. Pile the cucumber mixture into the lettuce leaves, then top with the seared teriyaki beef, chilli and red onion.

PREP: 10 Mins. Cook: 5 Mins.

Serves 2 People.

By Good Food

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