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Toro Tobanyaki

Chef Cho Venevongsa,
Wasabi On Broadway

Ponzu sauce
1/4 cup & 3 Tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup & 3 Tbsp soy sauce
1/4 cup & 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 Tbsp tamari soy sauce
1 Tbsp & 2 tsp mirin
1/4 cup loose bonito flakes
1″ kelp
1 Tbsp sake

Hot pot
2 whole shiitake mushrooms
2 asparagus spears
1 Tbsp vegetable oil, for pan
4 oz fresh toro (fresh albacore tuna belly)
1 Tbsp butter
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
Salt & pepper, to taste

Ponzu sauce

  1. Combine all ingredients well. Set aside.

Hot pot

  1. Grill mushrooms and asparagus.
  2. In a pan, heat vegetable oil. Sear toros to medium, about 30 seconds each side.
  3. Heat cast iron serving pan. Melt butter, then garlic and sauté briefly.
  4. To butter and garlic, add mushrooms and asparagus. Sauté. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add seared toro and ponzu sauce to heat. Remove from stove.

To serve
Transfer hot pan from stove to serving tray.

Yield 1 serving