rice bowl

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Marinated Tuna Sashimi Rice Bowl

    Sometimes, I crave this ‘Donburi’ (Rice Bowl) dish that is called ‘Zuke Don’ in Japanese. It’s Marinated Sashimi Rice Bowl and commonly Tuna Sashimi is used, but I sometimes use Salmon Sashimi. Sashimi grade fish are not commonly available where I live. Only Salmon and/or Tuna Sashimi are sometimes available from a fish shop. If …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork Tofu

    Spicy Pork & Tofu Soboro Don

    ‘Spicy Pork Soboro Don’ is one of my family’s favourite dinner dishes. But I started adding Tofu (ALDI’s Organic Firm Tofu) to increase the quantity, so that we can have it for lunch next day. The additional Tofu makes the dish healthier, too. Makes 6 to 8 Servings Ingredients 500g Pork Mince1 tablespoon Oil1 small …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Ginger Teriyaki Chicken Don

    This can be a super quick & easy meal that everyone would be satisfied with. Are you still buying bottled ‘Teriyaki Sauce’? It is easy to make. You only need Japanese Soy Sauce, Sugar and Mirin. For this rice bowl dish, add plenty of grated fresh Ginger. And of course you cannot forget green vegetables. …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sukiyaki

    Sukiyaki Don

    Do not worry about thinly slicing Beef for ‘Sukiyaki’. Use Beef Mince! It is easy and tastes the same, but a little bit hard to eat. So, place it on top of the rice and make it a yummy ‘Donburi’ dish! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Beef Mince1 Onion1 Carrot1/4 (about 300g) Wombok (Chinese Cabbage)2 …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tempura

    Chicken Tempura Don

    ‘Chicken Tempura’ can make a yummy rice bowl dish. Simply place them on top of freshly cooked rice and drizzle the sauce over. This sauce is basically same as ‘Tentsuyu’ (Dipping Sauce for Tempura) but is has stronger flavour. Teriyaki Sauce is also recommended. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Chicken Breast OR Tenderloin Fillets1 small …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    ‘Tamago’ Don

    ‘Tamago’ is egg in Japanese. This dish is the chicken-less version of ‘Oyako’ Don. You only need 2 Eggs, 1/4 Onion and cooked rice. It can be prepared so quickly and cheaply, and still quite filling and nutritious. You can add some other vegetables or Asian mushrooms. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1/4 cup Water1/8 teaspoon …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg

    ‘Oyako’ Don with Tomato

    ‘Oyako’ Don is one of the dishes I have been repeatedly cooking for my family, because everyone loves it. Do you know that ‘Oyako’ means ‘Parent and Child’ and this dish is called ‘Oyako’ Don because Chicken and Eggs are used. Sometimes I challenge to create a new version of ‘Oyako’ Don. Here is one! …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Pork Curry Don

    Have you ever tried Japanese ‘Curry Udon’? The authentic Curry Udon has Japanese soup flavour because the curry mixture is made with dashi-based udon soup. I made this ‘Pork Curry Don’ in the same way. Pork can be replaced with other protein, but I like Pork the best for this dish. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Eggplant & Egg Rice Bowl

    These Eggplant slices are so soft and melting in your mouth. Softly cooked gooey Egg is a good companion. Freshly cooked soft rice mixed with the Eggplant and the Egg with the sauce is heavenly delicious. If you like Eggplant, this is a dish you got to try. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1 large Eggplant …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Sardines & Egg Rice Bowl

    Sardines are more sustainable fish. They are rich in numerous nutrients. Why don’t we eat them more? Canned Sardines are easy to use. They smell fishy? OK, add Sake (Rice Wine) and fresh Ginger to reduce the smell. This is a very satisfying dish but cost you very little. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 Canned …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Pork & Kimchi Rice Bowl

    During our hot summer, I often cook spicy food. Toban Djan (Chili Bean Sauce) and Chilli Garlic Sauce are essential seasonings for me, and so is Kimchi. I often use it for cooking. ‘Buta (Pork) & Kimchi’ is a very popular combination and here is another ‘Donburi’ (Rice Bowl) dish recipe for you to try. …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Lamb

    ’Jingisukan’ Lamb Rice Bowl

    In Japan, mutton BBQ in ‘Yakiniku’ style is called ’Jingisukan (Genghis Khan)’ which is totally different from Mongolian Mutton BBQ. Use commonly available lamb meat to create this scrumptious rice bowl dish. As the lamb meat is strongly seasoned, stir-fried vegetables should be very lightly seasoned. This dish can be enjoyed without rice of course, …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Canned Sardines Rice Bowl

    When I was young and single, I made this rice bowl dish very often. Because it was easy, quick, cheap, yummy and nutritious. You don’t need to cook Sardines because you use Canned Sardines. Why don’t you try this rice bowl once?  I am quite certain you will enjoy this dish. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients …

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