Bubbling Beef-in-a-Pot

Shabu Shabu

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Appears in

An American Taste of Japan

An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

  • About

The Japanese language is filled with words that sound like their meanings. Shabu Shabu mimics the sound of meat being swished through bubbling liquid and thus becomes the name for this enticing meal-in-a-pot. In Japan this is considered an extravagant dish, to be either enjoyed in restaurants devoted to beef dishes, or made at home for some special occasion. Thankfully, in the United States the price of top-quality beef isn’t as prohibitive as it is in Japan. You’ll need tissue-thin