Donburi (Rice Bowl)

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Stir-fried Beef & Onion Rice Bowl

    You may have seen this dish at Chinese take-aways. It is actually a very simple stir-fry. However, because I always use Japanese Soy Sauce, the same dish I cook always looks different and tastes different. Then, I have learned that Dark Soy Sauce is commonly used to season this dish. I bought a small bottle …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Gochujang Chicken Rice Bowl

    As my ‘Gochujang Chicken’ has been very popular among my family and friends, I made it into a rice bowl dish today. This is the recipe for 1 serving. It would be easy to multiply for larger number of servings. You need to add some vegetables. Sautéed leafy vegetable would be perfect, but it can …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Super Easy Canned Sardines Rice Bowl

    I was a big fan of a Japanese author who wrote many books on his travels, often in the places totally secluded from the world. One day, he cooked Rice, put canned Sardines and Nori on top of the Rice, then drizzled with some very precious Soy Sauce that he was carrying around. The description …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Sanshō Miso Chicken Rice Bowl

    The other day, my daughter gave me a small jar of ground Sanshō peppercorns. She said she would never use it as she would never cook Eels. I told her Sanshō is not only for grilled Eels, and she could use Sanshō for anything just like Ground Pepper. If you have Sanshō and don’t know …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Quick & Easy Canned Sardines Rice Bowl

    Do you know Sanshō? It is often called Sanshō Pepper OR Japanese Pepper. Ground Sanshō peppercorns are available from many Asian grocery stores. I have never used Sanshō peppercorns for cooking. To me, it is the spice to sprinkle over grilled eel and I haven’t eaten eel for decades.The other day my sister gave me …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sushi

    ‘Yakiniku’ Beef Sushi Rice Bowl

    This rice bowl dish is very quick and easy for me to prepare because I almost always have a bottle of my family’s ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce in the fridge. If you have a store-bought ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce, you can use it. If you don’t have it, don’t give up. I have included a simple alternative sauce in …

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