20 Minute Teriyaki Beef – Closet Cooking

20 Minute Teriyaki Beef

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 4

A quick and easy version of beef teriyaki using ground beef that’s ready in less than 20 minutes!

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced/grated
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced/grated
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce (gluten-free for gluten-free)
  • 2 tablespoon sake (optional)
  • 2 tablespoon mirin
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  1. Cook the ground beef and onion in a large skillet over medium heat, breaking the beef apart as it cooks, about 10 minutes, before draining off any excess grease.
  2. Add the garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, about a minute.
  3. Add the mixture of the soy sauce, sake, mirin, and sugar, mix and cook until it reduces a bit, about 2 minutes.
  4. Turn off the heat, mix in the sesame oil, sesame seeds and green onions and enjoy!

Option: Add diced bell pepper.
Option: Add diced/grated carrot.
Option: Add diced/grated zucchini.
Option: Add diced/grated sweet potato.
Option: Add diced/grated apple/pear.
Option: Add diced pineapple and pineapple juice!
Option: Replace sugar with honey, maple syrup, brown sugar, etc.
Option: Add rice vinegar.
Option: Add 1 tablespoon cornstarch to thicken sauce.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 378, Fat 25g (Saturated 8g, Trans 1g), Cholesterol 80mg, Sodium 518mg, Carbs 12g (Fiber 1g, Sugars 7g), Protein 21g

Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam

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