GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.-- The folks at Zen Box Izakayain Minneapolis,stopped byKARE 11 Today to serve up some authentic comfort food.

Zen Box is all about selling small plate meals filled with big flavor. Executive Chef Junji Umezu shared his recipe for Zen Box Beef Curry.

Zen Box Beef Curry

1lb. Short rib or stew meat
1 oz Turmeric
1 oz Ginger puree
1 oz Garlic puree
1/4 cup Yogurt
1 lb Potato, cubed
2 Carrots, cubed
1 Onion, diced
1 cup Stewed tomato
2 cups Beef stock
3 oz Japanese curry paste
1 Apple, minced
Salt and pepper to taste


Marinate the beef in the yogurt, turmeric, ginger, and garlic for six hours.

Sauté the onions and beef together for five minutes in a pot. Add the rest of the ingredients to the pot and stir. Turn heat down and simmer until beef is tender.

Serve with rice and enjoy!

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