• Ingredients: 32
  • Serves: 4

Ginger-marinated hanger steak with ingredient info: gochujang is available at korean markets and online..


  • Ingredient info: Gochujang is available at Korean markets and online.


  • 2 tbsps. olive oil
  • 1 small carrot, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 2–3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tsps. Sherry vinegar
  • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper

Verjus beurre blanc:

  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled, crushed
  • 1 whole star anise pod
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 black peppercorns
  • 1 cup white verjus
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into pcs.
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper

Trout and assembly:

  • Ingredient info: Verjus is a tart juice made from unripe grapes. Find it at specialty foods stores and online.

For topping

  • Special equipment: a mandoline or similar manual slicer such as a Japanese ; a deep-fat thermometer

For dipping sauce:

  • Special equipment: a 12-inch bamboo steamer; a 6-inch rolling pin or dowel; a well-seasoned 14-inch wok with a lid



  1. Step 1 Purée scallions, cilantro, vinegar, gochujang, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, pepper, sugar, 1 garlic clove, and 1/4 cup vegetable oil in a blender until smooth.

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  2. Step 2 Place steak and remaining marinade in a large resealable plastic bag, turn to coat, and chill at least 2 hours.
  3. Step 3 Remove steak from marinade, scraping off as much marinade as possible. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

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  4. Step 4 Cook steak until browned on all sides, 8–10 minutes for medium-rare (the thinner steaks will cook more quickly).
  5. Step 5 Heat remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add bok choy, cut side down, and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes.

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  6. Step 6 Turn, add remaining garlic clove, and cook, tossing occasionally, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add 1/4 cup water and cook until bok choy is tender, about 2 minutes longer.

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