Donburi (Rice Bowl)

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Fish Katsu Don

    ‘Katsu Don’ is a very popular Japanese rice bowl dish, and ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlet) is often used. This is a Fish version. Crumbed Fried Fish OR Battered Fried Fish are both suitable. If you have some leftovers, try this delicious rice bowl for a quick & easy meal. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1/4 cup Dashi …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Tuna & Cabbage Salad Rice Bowl

    I used my ‘Garlic Sesame Dressing’ to make this Tuna & Cabbage Salad. This salad can be enjoyed as a side dish, but today I made it into a rice bowl as the flavour of this salad goes well with Rice. It is a very filling dish, but it’s quite low in calories as this …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish Pork

    Katsu Don with Tonkatsu Sauce

    This rice bowl dish is called ‘Sauce Katsu Don’ in Japan, and the ‘Sauce’ means ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce in this case. ‘Katsu’ is crumbed and fried meat, and ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlets) is popularly used. Today I used Crumbed Fried Fish. This dish was my youngest sister’s favourite when she was a young girl. To encourage her …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg Mushrooms

    Snow Fungus & Egg Rice Bowl

    This dish was originally s simple stir-fry dish. I used to just stir-fry Snow Fungus and Eggs. One day I added Chicken Stock to it and thickened it with Potato Starch. I liked the result very much, and I made it into a rice bowl dish, as I always eat it with rice. This dish …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sukiyaki Vegetables

    Soy Meat Sukiyaki Don

    I tried to cook ‘Sukiyaki Don’ replacing Beef with Soy Meat (Soy Protein) and the result was too bland for me. Extra flavours are needed in the sauce. So I added Ginger, Sesame Oil and Chilli. The dish tastes much better and it still tastes like Sukiyaki. If you are Vegan, simply omit the Eggs. …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Vegetables

    Vegan Yakiniku Don

    The term of ‘Yakiniku’ commonly refers to the Japanese style BBQ that is often enjoyed at dinner table. The main ingredient is meat. How can it be Vegan? Well, the Yakiniku Sauce is animal-product-free and it is so versatile. It’s a great sauce for the stir-fry. Today I used fillet type Dry Soy Meat, which …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu Vegetables

    Vegan Soy Meat Soboro Don

    Today I found a bag of Soy Meat sitting in my pantry. I bought it from an Asian Grocery store when I was planning a Vegan feast for Christmas, but I never used it. So, I cooked my ‘Spicy Pork Soboro Don’ replacing Pork Mince with Soy Meat. The result? Probably no one would notice …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Teriyaki Mackerel Don

    You should stock Canned Fish (e.g. Tuna, Mackerel, Salmon, Sardine) in your pantry. They are a good source of protein and often available on good special prices. I am a big fan of Canned Mackerel. I often make my lunch using a 125g can. I have shared the recipes of ‘Miso Mackerel Don’ and ‘Curry …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Canned Mackerel & Kimchi Rice Bowl

    This is another super easy rice bowl dish that I often make for my lunch. It is a great dish to have on a hot summer day as you don’t need to cook Mackerel. You can add some Salad Vegetables to it. Wakame is also a good addition. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 teaspoon Soy …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowl

    Off-cuts or already diced Salmon are cheaper than good-looking fillets, and they are perfectly suitable for this dish. Using ready-to-use Baby Spinach, I don’t need to wash or cut anything, and this ‘Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowl’ can be made in 5 minutes. Another super easy meal. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 150g Salmon *cut into bite-size …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Teriyaki ‘Mayo’ Chicken Rice Bowl

    This is an easy version of my ‘Teriyaki Chicken With Tartar Sauce’, replacing the Tartar Sauce with just Mayonnaise. I made it into a rice bowl dish as I always eat the dish with rice. Super easy to cook, delicious and nutritious, and perfect for lunch. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 150 to 200g Chicken Fillet …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Mushrooms

    Asian Mushroom Rice Bowl

    Mushroom lovers love all types of mushrooms. I love European mushrooms and Asian mushrooms. More and more stores in Melbourne are selling wider variety of mushrooms these days. Today I used Shiitake, Shimeji and Enoki to make this delicious rice bowl dish. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 160 to 180g Asian Mushrooms *Today I used Shiitake, …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sushi

    California Sushi Rice Bowl

    California Sushi Rolls have gained world-wide popularity. These days there are many variations, but originally Avocado and Imitation Crab Meat are the key fillings. Cucumber is also popular. I used the same ingredients to make this rice bowl dish. Super quick & easy, and it is delicious! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients Sushi Rice2 servings (350g) …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu

    Kōya Dōfu Soboro

    Tofu is an excellent plant-based protein. Kōya Dōfu (Freeze-dried Tofu) has meat-like texture and it is a good meat substitute. Today I cooked finely chopped Kōya Dōfu in the same way as ‘Chicken Soboro’. However, you can’t cook in exactly same way because Kōya Dōfu is very dry. You need to add Dashi Stock. Makes …

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