Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Japanese dish of sliced meat, bean curd, and vegetables seasoned and fried together.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Japanese dish of thinly-sliced beef and tofu with dashi, mirin and soy sauce cooked quickly at the table.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. thin beef strips (or chicken or pork) cooked briefly at the table with onions and greens and soy sauce

Etymologies

Japanese : suki, strip (from suku, to be thin) + yaku, to roast.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese 鋤焼き (すきやき, sukiyaki) or 好き焼き (すきやき, sukiyaki) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Ben opted for his usual dish, the sukiyaki, which is made up of vegetables, thin slices of beef, tofu, and glassy noodles all tossed in a wide black pan.

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  • The best cuts are usually sliced very thin, in 1.5–2 mm sheets, and simmered in broth for a few seconds in the one-pot dishes called sukiyaki and shabu shabu.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • An advertisement published on July 30, 1932, the opening day of the Los Angeles Olympics, described the "beautifully decorated" Kawafuku as "Featuring Japanese and Chinese Foods: 'sukiyaki' our Specialty."

    If You Knew Sushi

  • In the meanwhile, have a picture of sukiyaki, which is nice even if you don’t have a proper square pan and table gas stove.

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  • This was probably the first kind of sukiyaki to be sold in Thailand.

    Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

  • It introduced its soup stock—appropriate for Japanese dishes like sukiyaki, sliced beefand vegetables—on the day Mr. Woodford was fired.

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  • Glad you and the group had a nice introduction to sukiyaki.

    Sukiyaki at Kappo

  • Or maybe organizing a sukiyaki dinner at Kappo, or introducing friends to the addictive pleasures of Chicky Pub or the cold Korean noodle soup called mul naengmyun, or comparing the two major varieties of Chinese-Korean noodles, a divide that has strained lesser marriages.

    Korean tacos, Kye and Eric

  • It might seem perverse for a traveler to Tokyo to skip sukiyaki in favor of Neapolitan pizza, but just wait until he tastes that crust.

    Made Better in Japan

  • Much love, a big fan. aids alan cummings is a joker i wouldn't believe this for a second. and what's wrong with sukiyaki western django, it's a decent film.

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