Here in the USA we take our meat seriously.
I eat too much of the stuff. It will probably kill me. I will continue eating too much of the stuff. Meat isn't good for the planet. There is a lot worse than that going on. Meat is cruel to the animals. I never liked cows in the first place, they get what they deserve. I like pigs, but they have the incredible bad luck of being too damn tasty.
If I were rich, I would eat USDA Choice organic beef, cooked rare, letting me savor the incredible flavor and texture of good meat.
I am poor. Pork shoulder and brisket are my meats. High on the hog just isn't available.
Marinade is your friend.
2/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup mirin
Six cloves of garlic
2-3 tablespoons ginger
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon black pepper
Now, conventional theory is that you just mix the ingredients together and put it on the meat. I think that you have to infuse the spices into the liquids. So I make up the marinade in the morning, let it sit on the stove on the lowest setting for and hour while I write and work. Turn it off after the hour and let it cool to room temp with the lid on. Then throw it on the meat in a baggie and let it marinate at least overnight.