Are you a meat lover who always finds themselves drooling over pictures of crisp on the outside and buttery soft on the inside steaks? Is your mouth watering already?
If so, then you must learn more about wagyu beef. It’s an incredibly juicy and tender Japanese delicacy with a deep umami flavor. Trust us; its marbled flesh and exquisite texture will take your cooking game up by several notches.
Plus, the health benefits of this delicious beef are through the roof! It is high in omega-3 fatty acids and contains a high amount of monounsaturated fat. So, say goodbye to an unhealthy heart (and guilt).
We are sure you want to take advantage of the finger-chewin’ recipes we have lined up here. So, bring all those carnivore friends and let everyone witness a fantastic flavor experience!
Wagyu Katsu Sandwich:
If your wallet needs a break, but you still have an appetite for the finer things, why not invite yourself to dinner with this tantalizing Wagyu Katsu Sandwich? Notoriously known as the “most expensive sandwich” on restaurant menus at over $200, it won’t cost nearly that much if you make it from home. With just one bite of its crisp cutlet and homemade katsu sauce full of tangy sweetness and spicy flavors – your taste buds will be dancing!
The reason why this sandwich is so highly-priced is because of the quality of the beef. So, if you want to continue feeling like royalty in the comfort of your home, order wagyu beef online from a trusted supplier.
The recipe is pretty simple. All you need is Japanese milk bread or “Shokupan,” some tangy and sticky homemade sauce, and a well-marinated juicy piece of beef.
Wagyu Beef Burger with Caramelized Onion:
Carnivores enjoy burgers all across the world. But let’s make it a whole lot better this time. Introducing the Wagyu Beef Burger with Caramelized Onion. This burger is full of luxurious flavors that will leave your jaw on the floor and your guests begging for more.
The homemade onion jam adds an extra layer of sweetness and tanginess to each bite that pairs perfectly with the savory flavors of grilled wagyu beef patty. Top the burger with melted cheese, pickles, and a homemade umami-packed sauce to give it that perfect finishing touch.
On the side, you can make some homemade fries and coleslaw. And if you serve it with some refreshingly cold Cherry Manhattan, we guarantee you will have a five-star meal right in your home!
Smoked Wagyu Brisket:
Smoky, char-grilled, and downright mouth-watering – this smoked wagyu brisket is sure to steal the show.
It’s easy to make, but the results are anything but. Start by marinating your wagyu beef brisket in a mixture of garlic, honey, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and a little beer for several hours. Of course, you’ll need salt and black pepper for a classic brisket flavor.
Cook over coal pellets to allow the tough muscles to break down and become incredibly tender. Once the brisket is cooked to perfection, serve it with homemade barbecue sauce and slaw. You can also sandwich it between two buns and add some cheese. The drinks that pair best with this meaty delight are light-bodied pale ales, lagers, and wheat beers.
Stroganoff is a classic dish that needs no introduction. But if you’re new to the game, here’s a quick part: It’s a creamy and decadent dish that consists of meat and mushrooms cooked in sour cream.
It can be made with a variety of different meats, but using wagyu beef makes it special. The extra fat content in the meat gives it an unforgettable flavor.
To make it:
- Sautee the wagyu beef and mushrooms in some butter
- Once cooked, add some cream and simmer until it has reduced a bit
- Serve with some fresh parsley and a side of creamy mashed potatoes
The tip here is to use less cream, as you don’t want it to be too soupy.
Wagyu Beef Dumplings:
Dumplings, oh, what goodness. The perfect way to end the night? A bowl of steaming hot wagyu beef dumplings. These bite-sized pockets will be gone in seconds and loved by everyone around the table.
The key is not to overstuff them, as you want each drop to burst with flavor when you take a bite. Start by mixing some minced wagyu beef, sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger. Wrap the mixture in dumpling wrappers and steam or pan-fry them until they are golden brown and crispy. Serve with spicy chili sauce for an extra kick of flavor. If you’re cautious about your waistline, you can enjoy them in a light soup broth.
If you’re hosting a large gathering, it’ll pay to prepare your stuffing ahead of time and freeze the dumplings so you can quickly finish them off when needed.
Just as exquisite as it sounds, wagyu sukiyaki is a fine-dining experience no one wants to say no to. The beef is cooked in a sweet sake broth with the earthiness of mushrooms and the freshness of vegetables.
Remember to add some tofu, shirataki noodles, and bok choy for an extra-filling meal. The key is to simmer the wagyu beef until it’s tender before adding other ingredients. The broth should be thick and glossy with a hint of sweetness that melds perfectly with the flavors of the meat. A few tablespoons of mirin and soy sauce will add a delicious umami flavor to the dish.
Serve over hot white rice and enjoy with a glass of chilled sake. We promise; there’s no looking back from here.
Yakiniku, or Japanese-style barbecue, is the perfect way to bring a bit of Tokyo into your home. Forget intricate dishes – this type of cooking couldn’t be simpler! Just fire up the grill, and you’ll have an authentic taste sensation in no time.
We recommend getting two cuts of wagyu beef for this dish; a rib eye and a striploin. It’ll give you variety. Plus, since each cut has its unique texture and flavor, you’ll want to experiment to see what works best.
Start by slicing the meats into thin strips, then marinate them in a mixture of soy sauce, mirin, garlic, and ginger for at least 20 minutes. Grill the slices until they are charred and crispy on the outside but still juicy inside. Serve with a side of pickled vegetables and steamed white rice. It is the perfect dish to cook with friends and family, as the grilling part is a team effort.
Ready to turn your kitchen into a royal court? Arm yourself with the best recipes above, and get set for some seriously exquisite dishes! You’ll need top-notch wagyu beef that melts like butter. But be sure not to rush it; low heat in small batches is key – nothing too hot or hasty here! Get ready for an unrivaled flavor experience you won’t soon forget. Bon Appétit!