Japanese Beef Fondue


Preparation info

  • Makes


    Main-Course Servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Splendid Soups

Splendid Soups

By James Peterson

Published 2000

  • About

Shabu-shabu is a Japanese meat and vegetable fondue; each of the guests cooks his or her own food in a pot of simmering liquid set in the center of the table. When all the meats and vegetables are gone, the diners drink the broth. Traditional recipes start out with water flavored with a little Japanese seaweed (konbu), but I like to use a full-flavored dashi or good chicken or beef broth.

Shabu-shabu is served with two sauces for dipping the cooked meats and veg