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Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 20 mins, plus 1 hr marinating time | Makes: 4 to 6 servings Using miso paste in the marinade gives the meat a deep, savory flavor here, and also helps tenderize the steak. Spicy chile paste, mirin, and sake round out the Asian flavors of this quick, easy grilled dish. Try serving it with a cool Asian Sesame-Cucumber Salad. What to buy: Tobanjan is a spicy, fermented soybean-chile paste common in Japanese and Chinese cooking. It is sometimes labeled “Chili Bean Sauce” and is available at most Asian grocery stores and online. Miso is a Japanese culinary staple made by fermenting rice, barley, or most commonly soy. The two main types are white or shiro miso, which has a sweet, mild flavor, and red or aka miso, which is aged and has a salty, umami flavor. You can find miso paste refrigerated at most grocery stores.