Shabu Shabu is a Japanese one-pot dish - all the ingredients are cooked together at the table.
To make shabu shabu, its best to have a portable stove so you can cook it at the table (the other alternative is to eat standing around the stove)
first, put a couple pieces of kombu
(a type of kelp) in a pot of cold water, and bring the water to a gentle boil, then remove the kombu
have ready a variety of ingredients, like..
and whatever else you like
then dip the ingredients in the boiling water until they are cooked, and eat.
There are two sauces to dip the cooked meat and vegetables in, one is soy sauce and lemon juice in a 2:1 ratio, the other is made from sesame
, soy sauce and sugar. Garlic, green onion and other flavorings can be added to taste
The name shabu shabu comes from the noise the beef makes when it is swished around in the water.