Soy Glazed Asparagus Beef Roll Ups

This Soy Glazed Asparagus Beef Roll Up recipe is the perfect keto and low carb appetizers!  Both filling and easy to make, you will definitely impress the crowd with this one!

Tender sliced beef rolled in perfectly cooked asparagus then pan-fried in a simple soy glaze similar to a light teriyaki sauce.

Japanese style soy glazed asparagus beef roll ups served on a white plate topped with Japanese chill powder.

These delicious beef roll ups take a little effort but are so worth the reward.

Topped with chopped green onions and a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds, the presentation is superb!   Not to forget delicious too!

What is Soy Glazed Asparagus Beef Roll Ups?

Thinly sliced beef is rolled in pre-boiled asparagus spears then seared on all sides and tossed in a Japanese style sweet and savory soy glaze.

Japanese style soy glazed asparagus beef roll ups served on a white plate topped with Japanese chill powder being picked up with a pair of chopsticks, top down shot.

What is Japanese sake?

Japanese sake is an alcoholic drink made from fermented rice.  It has a slightly sweet flavor. There are many types of Japanese sake.

The ones we refer to in this recipe is junmai Japanese sake that you can purchase cheaply in most Asian grocery stores.

What kind of beef should I use for this beef roll up recipe?

Use thinly sliced chuck or ribeye beef like the ones used for shabu shabu.  They can be purchased at most Asian grocery stores.

You also could request your local meat shop to slice you some as well.

Do you have any tips for making this Japanese style beef roll up recipe?

  • Use thinly sliced meat about 1/8 inch thick.
  • If you’re looking to make this your main course, double the recipe.
  • If you’re slicing the meat yourself, it’s easier to work with semi-frozen beef.
  • You can also add sliced carrots and cucumbers for variety.
  • For a thicker soy glaze, add 1/8 tsp xanthan gum.

Japanese style soy glazed asparagus beef roll ups served on a white plate topped with Japanese chill powder being picked up with a pair of chopsticks, close up shot.

Do you have any other beef recipe I can try?

Now, let’s get making this Japanese style beef roll up recipe!

  • Prepping Time 10M
  • Cooking Time 10M
  • Total Time 20M
  • Net Carb/Roll ~.5g
  • Servings 15 Rolls

Ingredients

  • 3/4 lbs Thinly Sliced Beef (will need 15 slices)
  • 15 Stalks Asparagus
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil
  • 4 tbsp Japanese Cooking Sake
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Monkfruit Erythritol Blend
  • 3 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1/2 Stalk Green Onions
  • 1/8 tsp Sesame Seed (optional)
  • 1/8 tsp Togarashi (optional)

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

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2) In a stove-top pot, boil water on high.

3) In the meantime, cut asparagus into 2 inch pieces.

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4) Once water is boiling, add cut asparagus and cook for 1.5 minutes.  Strain water and set boiled asparagus aside.

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5) Grind garlic with a grinder or garlic press and set aside.

6) Finely chop green onions and set aside.

7) In a small Teflon fry pan, add 4 tbsp of Japanese sake, Monkfruit Erythritol Blend, Soy Sauce, ground garlic and bring to boil.  Let sauce boil for 10-15 seconds then set aside.

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8) In the meantime, take 2 asparagus pieces and roll it up with the slices of beef.

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9) In a large Teflon fry pan, add olive oil on high heat.  Once the oil is heated and starts to lightly smoke, reduce heat to medium and carefully add the beef rolls with conjoining ends faced downwards on the pan.  Sprinkle salt and pepper and rotate rolls until cooked, about 3-4 minutes.

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10) Once beef rolls are cooked, add soy glaze sauce and cook for an additional 15-20 seconds.  Transfer beef rolls to a serving plate, drizzle any extra sauce on top and finish with a sprinkle of green onions, optional Toasted Sesame Seeds and Togarashi.

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Japanese style soy glazed asparagus beef roll ups served on a white plate topped with Japanese chill powder being picked up with a pair of chopsticks, top down shot.

 

Japanese style soy glazed asparagus beef roll ups served on a white plate topped with Japanese chill powder being picked up with a pair of chopsticks, close up shot.

 

Japanese style soy glazed asparagus beef roll ups served on a white plate topped with Japanese chill powder being picked up with a pair of chopsticks.

Soy Glazed Asparagus Beef Roll Ups

This Soy Glazed Asparagus Beef Roll Up recipe is the perfect keto and low carb appetizers! Both filling and easy to make, you will definitely impress the crowd with this one!
5 from 5 votes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian Fusion, Japanese
Keyword: beef roll up recipe, Japanese beef recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 15 Rolls
Print Recipe
Calories: 76kcal

Ingredients

  • 3/4 lbs Beef Thinly Sliced
  • 15 Stalks Asparagus
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 tbsp Cooking Sake
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Monkfruit Erythritol Blend
  • 3 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1/2 Stalk Green Onions
  • 1/8 tsp Sesame Seed optional
  • 1/8 tsp Togarashi optional

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
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  • In a stove-top pot, boil water on high.
    Soy Glazed Asparagus Beef Rolls Recipe (4)
  • In the meantime, cut asparagus into 2 inch pieces.
    Soy Glazed Asparagus Beef Rolls Recipe (1)
  • Once water is boiling, add cut asparagus and cook for 1.5 minutes. Strain water and set boiled asparagus aside.
    Soy Glazed Asparagus Beef Rolls Recipe (30)
  • Grind garlic with a grinder or garlic press and set aside.
    Soy Glazed Asparagus Beef Rolls Recipe (3)
  • Finely chop green onions and set aside.
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  • In a small Teflon fry pan, add 4 tbsp of Japanese sake, Monkfruit Erythritol Blend, Soy Sauce, ground garlic and bring to boil.  Let sauce boil for 10-15 seconds then set aside.
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  • In the meantime, take 2 asparagus pieces and roll it up with the slices of beef.
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  • In a large Teflon fry pan, add olive oil on high heat. Once the oil is heated and starts to lightly smoke, reduce heat to medium and carefully add the beef rolls with conjoining ends faced downwards on the pan. Sprinkle salt and pepper and rotate rolls until cooked, about 3-4 minutes.
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  • Once beef rolls are cooked, add soy glaze sauce and cook for an additional 15-20 seconds.  Transfer beef rolls to a serving plate, drizzle any extra sauce on top and finish with a sprinkle of green onions, optional Toasted Sesame Seeds and Togarashi.
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Nutrition

Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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