Beef Tataki and Avocado

With this Beef Tataki and Avocado we enter summer season and we are all delighted about it. It is an easy dish to prepare and rather cheap… With this dish the atmosphere is immediately warm, relaxed and summery. Let’s say it is also because this dish is refreshing and tasty for the meat amateurs, of course. So, do not hesitate any more and do it, you’ll love it! 

Beef Tataki and Avocado

Here is the list of the different ingredients you will need to prepare the Beef Tataki and Avocado that serves 4

  • 600 g beef filet or aiguillette
  • 100 ml of mirin ( Japanese vinegar)
  • 1 Tbsp turmeric
  • 2 spring onions
  • 100 ml Teriyaki Sauce
  • 100 ml  soya sauce
  • 30 g butter
  • 2 Tbsp neutral oil
  • Some coriander leaves or basil leaves, as you prefer
  • 1 lime
  • 1 large avocado and 1/2 cucumber peeled and sliced in half

Here are now the different steps you will need to follow to make the Beef Tataki and Avocado with a 6-hour marinade

Begin by chopping the spring onions, then heat the oil in a cocotte. Add the meat, then the butter and sear the beef fillet 2 minutes each side.

Remove the meat from the cocotte, rub it with turmeric, then put the beef  in a shallow dish. Add the chopped onions, the Teriyaki sauce, the soy sauce and the mirin. Cover and let marinate for 6 hours in a cool place, turning the meat often.

Finally, before serving, drain the meat, pat dry and slice thinly. Peel and pit avocado and cut also into thin slices. Finely, cut the cucumber in thin slices having taken off the seeds.

When serving, place the meat and avocado slices on a serving dish, add fresh salad shoots, cucumber slices and chopped coriander. Finally, grate the lime zest on top and serve immediately with the marinade on the side.