Takikomigohan

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    Rice Cooker Jambalaya

    I have shared my ‘Oven-Baked Jambalaya’ recipe on this website. It is quite easy to cook. But today, I didn’t have enough energy. I wanted to cook it in the easiest possible way. The Rice Cooker is the best method. I placed the Chicken pieces at the bottom as I wanted to brown them. How …

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    Chicken, Garlic & Tomato Takikomigohan

    I often stir-fry Tomatoes with Garlic and season with Soy Sauce. I add Tofu or Eggs to it. That simple stir-fry dish is one of my family’s favourite dishes and it inspired me to cook this rice dish. As it was too tricky to cook Tofu or Eggs with rice, I added Chicken. The result …

  • Pork Takikomigohan

    Ginger Pork Takikomigohan

    ‘Pork Shogayaki’, or Ginger Pork, is one of the most popular Izakaya dishes. If you like it, you would certainly love this Takikomigohan. Basically I cooked same ingredients with Rice all together in a rice cooker. While it is cooking, prepare a refreshing Salad or steamed Veggies. It can be a perfect dinner on a …

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    Chicken Ketchup Rice

    On the other day, I wanted to cook ‘Omu-rice’ (Omelette Rice) for dinner. Then I had to cook 4 servings Ketchup flavoured fried rice, and that was not easy. Then I tried to cook all the fried rice ingredients in a rice cooker just like cooking ‘Takikomigohan’, a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with ingredients …

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    Chicken & Jasmine Rice

    I always use Japanese Short Grain Rice for ‘Takikomigohan’, that is a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with other ingredients and seasonings all together. However, for this dish that I wanted to serve with South East Asian flavoured sauce, I believe Jasmine Rice is better suited. You may wish to serve this dish with Coriander, …

  • Other Seafood Takikomigohan

    Dried Scallops ‘Okowa’ Glutinous Rice

    Drying is a good method to preserve food. Dried Fish and Seafood are popular foods in many Asian countries. I cooked ‘Dried Scallops Takikomigohan’ on the other day, and I still had some leftover Dried Scallops. Today I decided to cook them with Glutinous Rice. I love Glutinous Rice. The only issue about this dish …

  • Other Seafood Takikomigohan

    Dried Scallops Takikomigohan

    Soak dried Scallops in water until soft and you will have a really nice stock. Using this stock and softened Scallops, you can cook a delicious ‘Takikomigohan’. Today I added Carrot and Shiitake as well, but just Scallops and Spring Onions would be good enough. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 50g Dried Scallops400ml Water2 cups (*180ml …

  • Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    Abura-age & Asian Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    My family’s favourite ‘Asian Mushroom Takikomigohan’ can be even tastier and more nutritious with Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu). If you are Vegan, use plant-based stock such as Shiitake Dashi OR Kombu (Kelp) Dashi. This rice dish and a refreshing salad would make me a perfect meal. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cups (*180ml cup) Short …

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    Green Peas Rice (Soy Sauce & Sesame Flavour)

    Fresh Green Peas is the essential ingredient for Green Peas Rice. You can cook it only when Peas are in season. I still remember when I sat at a kitchen table and helped my mother to remove peas from the pod. It’s my fond childhood memory. Today I added Soy Sauce and Sesame Oil for …

  • Takikomigohan Vegetables

    Broccoli Rice

    My ‘Broccoli Rice’ is not minced Broccoli. Broccoli is cooked with Rice, and with Butter. When my son was a young child, I did all sort of tricks to make him eat veggies. One trick was mixing veggies with his favourite food. He loved rice. So I often cooked rice with finely chopped up or …

  • Fish Takikomigohan

    Salmon & Asparagus Butter Soy Sauce Takikomigohan

    ‘Takikomigohan’ is a dish of Rice that is cooked with ingredients and seasonings. If you have a rice cooker, it is super easy to create ‘Takikomigohan’ dishes. Today I cooked Rice with Salmon and Asparagus. Butter & Soy Sauce flavour is very popular in Japan, and Salmon and Asparagus taste lovely in this flavour. Makes …

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    Nori Takikomigohan

    Nori (Seaweed Sheet) is not only for wrapping Sushi or Onigiri (Rice Balls). Nori can be used for many dishes such as ‘Scrambled Egg & Nori’ and ‘Stir-fried Broccoli & Nori’. Nori is basically a soft sea plant processed into dried sheets. Here is another way to use it. Cook Rice and Nori together. Makes …

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    Beetroot & Azuki Rice

    ‘Sekihan’ is steamed short grain glutinous rice cooked with Azuki (Red Beans). It is traditionally prepared to celebrate special occasions in Japan, because of its red colour which is symbolic of happiness. On the other day, I realised that I knew one vegetable that could make absolutely everything RED. That is Beetroot, which is not …

  • Squid & Octopus Takikomigohan

    Curry Flavoured Squid Sloppy Rice

    This is another Italian Risotto inspired sloppy rice dish. I cook it in the rice cooker but you can cook in the traditional Risotto way with extra stock. If your rice cooker has ‘Quick Cook’ setting, use it, so that the Rice would be cooked ‘al dente’. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon Oil OR …

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