rice bowl

  • Curry Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Curry Flavoured Pork & Eggplant Rice Bowl

    When you stir-fry Eggplant with other ingredients, cooking time can be an issue. Today I cooked Eggplant with thinly sliced Pork. How would you cook these two ingredients together? My method is pre-cook Eggplant in the microwave. Once you have done it, this dish can be cooked very quickly. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1 Eggplant …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg

    Garlic Chives & Egg Rice Bowl

    Using the Egg to bind the ingredients that are cooked in the saucer or soup is a very popular cooking technic in Japanese cuisine. ‘Oyako Don’ is one example. Today I cooked Garlic Chives and Eggs in this method to make this rice bowl dish. A super quick and easy, and very Japanese flavoured dish. …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Beef Mince & Garlic Chives Rice Bowl

    This is another super quick and easy dish that is perfect for my lunch. Today I used leftover Beef Mince, but naturally you can use thinly sliced Beef. Pork is also good. Garlic Chives is garlicky, but I recommend to add Garlic as well. It’s a very simple dish, yet really yummy with Rice. Makes …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Salmon, Kimchi & Avocado Rice Bowl

    Salmon Sashimi (uncooked Salmon slices) can be enjoyed with Soy Sauce and a little bit of Wasabi, and that’s the most popular way to enjoy it. But, do you know Salmon Sashimi goes really well with Kimchi? Today I added Avocado as well, and made into a rice bowl dish. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 60 …

  • 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

    One day I tried to cook ‘Sukiyaki Don’ replacing Beef with Soy Meat (Soy Protein) and the result was too bland. You just can’t replace Beef with Soy Meat. Extra flavours are needed in the sauce. So I added Ginger, Sesame Oil and Chilli this time. The dish tastes much better and it still tastes …

  • Fish

    Tuna & Egg Rice Bowl

    This is another dish that you can cook with the humble Canned Tuna. I always use ‘Tuna in Springwater’. If you use ‘Tuna in Brine’, you need to alter the amount of Soy Sauce because the Tuna is salty. This can be an inexpensive and nutritious meal for anyone who likes Canned Tuna. Makes 1 …

  • 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 …

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