Paleo Japanese Black Pepper Beef

Paleo Japanese Black Pepper Beef

One of the Cuisines I tend to “Cheat” with is All-You-Can-Eat Sushi!!! It is SOooo good 🙂 .Raw fish, a bit of white rice, wasabi (hate to break it to you, but its really just coloured horseradish in North America 🙁 ) and soy sauce. I fucking hate coconut aminos!!! It does not taste like soy to me, so I bring my own Gluten-Free soy sauce that I buy online in travel packets from San-j.

One of the dishes that I used to order was Black Pepper Beef, but since they use regular wheat filled soy, I have stopped getting it. I had a hankering for some today and also had about 6 oz. of top sirloin thawed out in my fridge. Breakfast was born…

Ingredients:
paleo japanese black pepper beefServes 2

  • 6 oz Beef (a good cut like top sirloin)
  • 1 tbsp Garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce (gluten free or coconut aminos)
  • 1 tbsp Fat/Oil
  • 1 drizzle Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Cut up the beef/steak into small bite sized cubes.
  2. Heat a cast iron skillet or a wok on high heat.
  3. Add in the fat/oil (I used rendered beef fat)
  4. Toss in the beef when the fat starts to smoke a little and fry.
  5. Add in the garlic once the meat has browned.
  6. When the meat is at the desired “doneness”, add in the rest of the ingredients. (I suggest med rare for the best flavour).
  7. Enjoy!

I served mine this morning with mashed avocados.

Paleo Thai Red Curry Chicken and Bamboo Shoots

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When I was cheffing at the Bamboo Dining Lounge in downtown Toronto during the beginning of this new millennium, we served on our regular menu a great Thai red curry dish with chicken over jasmine rice. It was very popular, however I didn’t really like when I first started working there.

It wan’t until the end of my time there that this dish took a shine to my pallet, but once it did I couldn’t get enough of it. All the Thai curries are great (green, massaman, red), but there was something about the richness of the red curry that just sat well with me. Read more

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Usually after a holiday around here, the turkeys, hams and ducks all go on sale and that’s when I go and buy a few frozen Young Ducks for the freezer so when the urge arises, I have easy access to a duck to eat 🙂

To thaw it out, I usually place it in the bottom drawer of my fridge for a few days, then rinse it out and remove the neck and offal from inside the body cavity for the Paleo Dog… Read more

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What better meal to have on a cold winters day than a hot bowl of heart warming soup! And because I had a guest coming over who I knew was big on Thai flavours, I knew I had to make a Thai Noodle Soup for her <3 And because a like Thai food as well, I generally have most of the herbs and spices on hand to make most Thai meals 🙂

This method is the simple and quick way to make the soup using vegetables and leftover meat I had on hand, however the flavours are still complex and deliscious… Read more

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So I’ve been wanting an easy snack/recovery nibble for after my workouts…

I am not into any of the highly processed recovery drinks and protein shakes/powders available… I wanted something more natural and paleocentric.

Hence this recipe.

I can bring one with me to the gym or keep it in the car for emergencies. It is very shelf stable and doesn’t really need to be refrigerated 🙂 .

2 2″squares are more than enough to tide me over til the next meal when on the run. Read more

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