1 cup dry white wine or apple juice
¾ cup soy sauce
6 scallions, white and green parts, thinly sliced on the diagonal
1 medium onion, thinly sliced in half moons
6 tablespoons sugar
4 tablespoons minced garlic
4 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
4 tablespoons Mirin (Rice Wine)
3 tablespoons sesame oil
2 inch finger of ginger, peeled and finely chopped
1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce (or 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes) or to taste
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 ½ pounds round steak
Place all ingredients, except round steak, in slow cooker and mix well.
Place round steak in sauce, cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours.
Remove steak to cutting board, and pull apart with forks or slice into thin strips.
Either heat broiler to high and set oven rack in second position OR heat a large sauté pan over medium high heat.
Place 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a broiler safe pan, or in the sauté pan, swirl to cover bottom of pan.
If broiling, add meat to broil pan in a single layer and place under broiler for 5 – 8 minutes or until slightly caramelized.
If sautéing, add meat to pan in a single layer and sauté over medium high heat until meat is slightly caramelized
Serve over soba noodles, sticky rice, white rice or in tacos.