Steak Tataki, Japanese ponzu, radish, dashi

Recipes author Icaro Conceicao
  • Prep. time 25
  • Cook time 10
  • # Ingredients 11
  • Serves 10
  • Difficulty Medium

Explore the world of Japanese cuisine with our Steak Tataki. It’s a masterpiece that showcases the art of balancing flavors, making it an unforgettable culinary experience.

Savor the exquisite flavors of our Steak Tataki with Ponzu Sauce, a Japanese-inspired dish that beautifully balances savory and tangy notes. Here’s how to create this culinary masterpiece:

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 196
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturates 2g
  • Proteins 24g
  • Carbs 8g
  • Sugars 0.3g
  • Salt 0.617g
  • Fibres 2g


  • 150g Brown sugar
  • 150ml White vinegar
  • 120ml Soy sauce
  • 10g Bonito flakes/powder
  • 2 lemon
  • 2 lime
  • 1.5kg boneless Tomahawk Steak, Spencer Steak or New York Strip Steak
  • 50g Sesame seeds
  • 50g Pickle ginger
  • 1 bunch Spring onion
  • 1 bunch Fresh radish


  1. Step 1

    Step 1: Crafting the Ponzu Sauce

    • In a saucepan, combine sugar, vinegar, and soy sauce, creating a sweet and savory concoction.
    • Bring the mixture to a gentle boil, infusing the sauce with rich flavors.
    • Set it aside to cool, or use an inverted bain-marie with ice for a quicker chill.
  2. Step 2

    Step 2: Searing and Slicing the Steak

    • Achieve a perfect sear on the steak, creating a tantalizing contrast of textures.
    • Slice the steak ultra-thin, preparing it for a delightful tataki presentation.
  3. Step 3

    Step 3: Assembling the Dish

    • Pour the luscious ponzu sauce over the delicate steak, creating a marriage of flavors.
    • Elevate your presentation with garnishes: pickled ginger for a zesty kick, shallots for a touch of freshness, sesame seeds for a delightful crunch, and sliced radish for a hint of peppery goodness.
  4. Step 4

    To Serve:

    • Delight your taste buds with the harmonious fusion of flavors in each bite of our Steak Tataki. This dish offers a delectable interplay of textures and tastes, making it a perfect appetizer or a delightful addition to your gourmet repertoire.