RECIPE: Sukiyaki Hot Pot



Sukiyaki is a hot pot style meal cooked with thinly sliced cuts of meat and vegetables in a sweet soy flavoured sauce. Just as tasty served as a vegetarian dish without meat, Sukiyaki is a versatile meal that is ideal for those cold winter nights. Similar to Shabu-Shabu, it’s a socialale dish that can be cooked in the centre of the dinner table.


• 250ml of Sukiyaki Sauce
↳↳↳OR 100ml Soy Sauce + 100 ml Cooking Sake + 50g Sugar
• 1 Packet of Shirataki Noodles
• 1 Pack of Tofu
• 1 Spring Onion
• 1 Pack of Sukiyaki Beef or Pork (available at Japan Centre London). OR thinly sliced Sirloin Beef steak
• 1 Block of Enoki Mushrooms (available at Japan Centre London). OR normal Mushrooms
• 1 Pack of Shiitake Mushrooms
• 1/2 Chinese Cabbage (Hakusai)
• 4 Eggs
• 2 cups of Rice
• 1 Large Pot or Pan
• Ideally a Small Gas Cooker for the centre of the table


1. Start the preparation by cutting all ingredients into small bitesize pieces.

2. Heat up a large pan and lightly grease the base (either with suet or normal vegetable oil).

3. Add the thin strips of beef or pork and start frying them gently.

4. Once the meat is nearly cooked, add the Sukiyaki sauce to the pan.

5. Finish by adding the rest of the ingredients once the sauce starts to boil.

6. Leave the items in the pan to simmer and cook for a few minutes.

7. Once everything is ready, dip the cooked Sukiyaki into fresh raw egg and eat. OR if you don’t want to dip in raw egg, hard boil the eggs and eat them on the side.

8. It is usually eaten over a bowl of warm cooked white rice.