9. In the very hot pan, sear the steak well on both sides (about 1-2 minutes per side or until a brown crispy exterior texture is achieved). Also sear the perimeter by holding it up with the tongs or resting against the edge of the pan
Tamari is a lighter-tasting soy sauce that is also wheat (gluten) free and sugar free. This is a perfect substitute whenever you need to use soy sauce in any recipe. But preparations vary, check the label carefully. One time I accidentally purchased “Tamari,” which was the name of the product, but it had sugar in it. As the old saying goes, "buyer beware."
Finish the salad prep individually on each plate. This allows you to customize the salad serving for each individual taste and carbohydrate target. To lower the carbohydrates remove the sesame seeds and/or the strawberries and green onions. I would recommend keeping some strawberries as they add a great deal to the flavor balance.
This version facilitates easy adjustment of more or less of any of the ingredients such as quantity of meat, sesame seeds and strawberries according to carbohydrate, protein and other dietary needs!