Recipe: Shio Koji Beef Strips

Shio Koji makes a quick and easy marinade for meat. Try it grilled, broiled, or in this simple pan-fried version.


  • 2 pounds sirloin or flank beef steaks
  • 1/3 cup Shio Koji
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. grated ginger root
  • Oil for frying


  1. Slice beef into strips ½-inch thick.
  2. Mix in the koji, garlic and ginger and massage well.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  4. Heat oil in a skillet at medium high heat. Fry the meat in batches until browned but still tender, about 4-5 minutes.
  5. Drain and serve with vegetables.

At A Glance

PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 1 hour, 15 minutes
TOTAL: 1 hour, 25 minutes
YIELD: 2 pounds beef strips